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Donna Arentsen

August 20, 1933 — March 1, 2020

Donna Lee Arentsen, age 86, of Harvest Home Senior Living in Howards Grove, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Sunny Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Sheboygan, WI.Donna was born on August 20, 1933, in the Township of Ashford, Fond du Lac County, WI to Clarence and Laura (Scheurman) Huiras. She was a 1951 graduate of Sheboygan Falls High School. After graduation she studied 1 year of pediatric nursing at St. Vincent's in Chicago. Donna worked private duty as an Infant Technician in Milwaukee, WI at St. Joseph's Hospital in the newborn care nursery for several years. On September 10, 1966, Donna married Marvin Arentsen at Salem United Church of Christ in Plymouth, WI. They moved to a farm in the Hingham area. She became a member of Hingham Reformed Church in Hingham where she especially loved singing in the Hingham Church Choir. As a farm wife she was an excellent homemaker and loved spending lots of time with their dogs. In 2001 they moved to Salem Green Apartments in Plymouth, where Donna spent time with her parents, dancing, playing cards, pool, golfing and traveling throughout the US. One of the highlights of Donna's life was an Alaskan cruise in 2012.As a child, Donna looked forward to visiting her grandparents on the Scheurman farm near Campbellsport, WI. She loved cranking the Edison Record Player during family gatherings and was honored to later receive it as an heirloom. She was a lifelong fan of Wisconsin sports, especially the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers. In later years she enjoyed reading historical biographies. Donna is survived by several cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Donna was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin; and parents, Clarence and Laura.A memorial service to celebrate Donna's life will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 11:00 am at Hingham Church with Pastor Ken Moberg officiating. An interment will take place at Hingham Cemetery.Relatives and friends may greet the family at Hingham Church on Saturday, June 27, 2020 from 9:30 am until the time of service at 11:00 am. For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfh.com. The Wenig Funeral Home of Sheboygan Falls (920-467-3431) is serving the Arentsen family with arrangements.

Visitation

Saturday, June 27, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Hingham Church
W4390 Church Road Waldo 53090, United States
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