Arleen Guns - Departed on Jun 06, 2017 - De Pere, WI
Arleen Guns - Departed on Jun 06, 2017 - De Pere, WI

Arleen Guns

Born in Bellevue, WI on Oct 05, 1926

Died on Jun 06, 2017 and resided in De Pere, WI

Arleen L. (Vanden Bergh) Guns, 90, joined her husband in Heaven on June 6, 2017. The daughter of William and Catherine (Heezen) Vanden Bergh was born October 5, 1926 in Bellevue. On November 16, 1946, she married Raphael Guns, he preceded her in death on February 9, 1983. The couple farmed in Glenmore for 35 years until May,1982.  During this time, they raised 16 children and were blessed with 54 grandchildren, 80 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren. She was a long time member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Glenmore where she was a member of the Altar Society and also taught CCD for 17 years.  Her greatest joy was spending time gathered at her home for every holiday, sitting on the swing, birthday parties, playing cards, golf cart rides, and water exercise at the CP Center. A summer highlight with her grandchildren was being their manager of her very own “Grandma’s Great’s” softball team for the last 15 years. She truly loved life, her family and her LORD.

Her children include: Margaret (Wayne) Dombrowicki, Lucy (Pat) Sigmund, Wally (Kitty) Guns, Dave Guns, Bernice (Tom) Gilson, Shirley (Bob) Brittnacher, Chuck (Jean) Guns, Bev (Lyle) Thiem, Bill (Pam) Guns, Julie (Mark) Baugnet, Joe (Kathy) Guns, Eileen (Al) VanderKinter, Tom (Mary) Guns, Cliff (Debbie) Guns, Amy (John) Beyer, and Carie (Jeff) Jens; daughter-in-law Janet Titulaer.

Her 13 siblings include:  Fr. George Vanden Bergh, Dorothy (Andy) Rosek, Florence Vanden Bergh, Marion (Smokie) Calewarts, Peter (Joyce) Vanden Bergh, Ben (Jean) Vanden Bergh, Ray (Lynn) Vanden Bergh, Norma (Stanley) Gezella, Sr. Pat Vanden Bergh, Elaine (John) Srnka, Joan (Gene) Weber, Bonnie (Jack) Baldschun, and Mark (Patty) Vanden Bergh.

Ray’s 8 siblings include: Louella (Wencil) Froelich, Isabel (Rich) Puyleart, Gordy (Joyce) Guns, Ursula (Ray) Puyleart, Carol (Ron) Brice, LaVerne (Donald) Delaruelle, Bob (Marilyn) Guns, and Jim (Sally) Guns.

Friends may gather at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., on Thursday, June 8, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Parish Wake Service will be at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue Friday morning at St. Mary’s, Glenmore, 5840 Big Apple Rd, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. David Pleier presiding. Entombment will be in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.prokowall.com

Evening Services: Thursday Jun 8, 2017, 7pm at Proko-Wall Funeral Home

Visitation: Thursday Jun 8, 2017, 4-8pm at Proko-Wall Funeral Home

Funeral Mass: Friday Jun 9, 2017, 11am at St. Mary-Glenmore

Visitation: Friday Jun 9, 2017, 9-10:30am at St. Mary-Glenmore

Served by Proko-Wall Funeral Director: Shawn Kamke

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