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Marie C. (Vaningan) Arndt

August 30, 1933 ~ August 31, 2017 (age 84)
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Marie Catherine (Vaningan) Arndt passed away on August 31, 2017 at her home.  Marie was born August 30, 1933 to Albert and Ella (Shebeck) Vaningan in Hillsboro, WI.  She attended Hillsboro Public Schools graduating with the HHS Class of 1951.  After graduating from High School Marie worked at the Hillsboro Canning Factory.

Marie met Verne Arndt of Wilton, WI and they were married on September 1, 1956 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hillsboro.  They resided in Wilton where Albert, Linda, and Thomas joined the family.  In November of 1961 the family moved to Hustler, WI where Richard joined the family.  Marie has lived in the same house in Hustler for almost 56 years.  For many years Marie worked as a substitute cook at the Hustler Elementary School and at the New Lisbon Public Schools.

Marie was a long-time die-hard Chicago Cubs fan and was absolutely thrilled when the Cubs won the World Series in 2016.  She was also a long-time member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Marie is survived by her 4 children; Albert of Milltown, Wisconsin; Linda (John) Nebelsiek of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin; Thomas (Terry) and Richard, both of Hustler, Wisconsin.  Three granddaughters: Nancy Lee (Jason Steele), Ashley (Brandon) Lucas, both of Green Bay and Erin Arndt of Pittsville, Wisconsin; 6 great-grandsons, Braylon, Urijah, Jacoby, and Beckham Steele and Braxdon and Bruen Lucas and Bretton Joseph Hugo Lucas expected in November, as well as 2 step grandchildren Josh (Donna) Nebelsiek and Jackie (Joe) Peters and 3 step great-grandchildren.  She is further survived by brothers- and sisters-in-laws: Janice (Vere) Prell of Tomah, WI; Bernard (Betty) Arndt of Wilton; Judy Arndt of Wilton; Marty (Julitta) Arndt of Wilton; Lois (Gordy) O’Rourke of Wilton; Ethel (Don) Dechant of Sparta; Hugo (Jack) (Mary Ann) Arndt of Wilton; Arlis (Larry) Ballwahn of Wilton; and Leonard (Dixie) Arndt of Wilton.  She is further survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband Verne (2014), parents Albert and Ella Vaningan, father-and mother-in-law Hugo and Clara Arndt, brothers-in-law James Arndt and Carl Arndt and godson Mark O’Rourke.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 11:00a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hustler, Wisconsin.  Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation on Tuesday, September 5, from 5:00p.m until 8:00p.m at Trinity Lutheran Church.  Rev. Dawn Lindberg presiding.  Burial will take place in the Hustler Cemetery.  Online condolences available at

 Service Information

September 5, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church
301 E. Main St.
Hustler, Wisconsin 54637

Memorial Service
September 6, 2017

11:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church
301 E. Main St.
Hustler, Wisconsin 54637

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