Arlene A. Hartwig
Monday, December 09, 2013 9:01 PM
Arlene A. Hartwig, 86, passed away on December 8, 2013, at her home on Town Hall Rd., Peshtigo. She was born on July 23, 1927, in Marinette, to the late Walter and Agnes (Malinowski) Fiss.
Arlene graduated from Marinette High School in 1946. She met and fell in love with her future husband, John Hartwig Jr., at the Equity Dance Hall, and on August 26, 1950, they were married at First Trinity Lutheran Church in Marinette. The couple celebrated 57 years of marriage. John preceded her in death on January 6, 2008. Arlene worked at the Marinette Knitting Mills and the former Boreal Glove Company in Marinette. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in the Town of Grover, Peshtigo.
Arlene is survived by two sons: Brian (Brenda) Hartwig and Rick (Roxanne) Hartwig; four daughters: Diane (Brian Loll) Biehl, Darlene (Bill) Nohr, Donna (Dale) LaFortune and Ronda (Matt) Lemke, all of the Town of Grover; a sister, Dorothy (Louis) Kamps of Berlin; a brother, Harold Fiss of Marinette; a sister-in-law, Shirlee (Ron) Grom of Peshtigo and a brother-in-law, Donald Polzin of Peshtigo. Also survived by 23 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Along with her parents and husband, Arlene was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Fiss, who died at birth; her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Martha (Rhode) and John Hartwig Sr.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Lester and Viola Hartwig, Leland and Mabel Polzin, Eve and Ira Behnke, Ruth and Edwin Warnecke and Marilyn Polzin.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 11, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Grover from 9 a.m. until time of services at noon with Pastor Charles Learman officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery in Marinette.
Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.