Arlene J. Sebranek, of Wonewoc, Wisconsin, completed her life's journey, Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Serenity House in Tomah, after a courageous 3-1/2 year battle with Multiple Myeloma. Her husband Ron, the love and light of her life and soul mate of 51 years and her daughter, Jody at her side.
She was born in Spooner, Wisconsin on September 11, 1939, second daughter to Glen & Esther Thompson of Trego. She attended Lampson grade school, later graduating from Spooner High School. Arlene was united in marriage to Ronald on June 24, 1967 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wonewoc. They lived in Wonewoc for 51 years.
During her working years she was employed 37 years at Ray-o-Vac in Wonewoc. Arlene loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed fishing in Bass Lake at Minong, Wisconsin. Going to auctions and adding pieces to their antique Avon Collection were also part of her life. She enjoyed many vacations with family and friends, traveling 50 states around the US, Canada, Hawaii and Mexico.
In addition to her loving husband, Ron; she is survived by her daughter, Jody Strait (Peggy Rulestead) of Janesville; her sisters, Imogene (LeRoy) Heinlein of Glidden, their son, Brian (Karen) Heinlein, and grandchildren, Maggie and Evan. Sister, Glenda Scalzo-Payne (Gordon) of Chandler, Arizona. A sister-in-law, Margie Sebranek of Mt. Tabor, and her children, Kenny Sebranek, Jr., Lorraine Sebranek (Kathy Fleming), Scott Sebranek, and LeAnn (Joe) Fisher; a sister-in-law, Elaine Ravenscroft of Hillsboro, and her children, Randy (Barb) Ravenscroft, Deb (Tom) Sake, Sherry Ravenscroft (Sue Fichtel) and Theresa Ravenscroft (Jim Sake); great nieces and nephews and God Children, Nikki Becker Olson and Michael Laack.
She was preceded in death by her Parents; brothers-in-law, Kenneth Sebranek and Ron Ravenscroft and nephews, Kevin Heinlein, John Sebranek and Tom Ravenscroft.
Funeral services will be held at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Wonewoc on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Peter Snyder officiating. Burial will be in the St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 on Tuesday at the Picha Funeral Home in Wonewoc.
Arlene will be greatly missed by all who knew her.