Arleen Joyce Forsythe (nee Melinski), age 90, passed away Sunday September 8, 2019 at the Samaritan Home in West Bend. She was born on April 19, 1929 in Milwaukee to Edward and Anna (nee Willmann) Melinski. She was married to Armand Forsythe for sixty-two years before he passed away on June 29, 2010. Arleen worked for Briggs & Stratton before retiring after 15 years of service.
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Arleen loved bingo, decorating cakes, but she especially loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Arleen is survived by her children; James (Sandra), Sharon (Harvey) Karnitz, the late Ann (Michael) Bauer and the late Lynn Ann Forsythe. Loving grandmother of Jason Forsythe, Kristi (Paul) Sperber, Jared Forsythe, Jenny (Scott) Andrae, Eric (Michelle) Bauer, Justin (Ryan) Bauer, Adam (Amanda) Karnitz, John (Amanda) Norbert, April (Josh) Tomaszewski, KC Bolles, Christopher Bolles, and the late Shawn Bolles. Further survived by 8 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
A Funeral Service for Arleen will be held at 6:00pm on Monday September 16th at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W Paradise Dr. West Bend, WI 53095). Visitation will be at the funeral home on Monday from 4:00pm until 5:45pm. Interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery in Mequon.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials to HeartStrings Dog Rescue West Bendare appreciated. Online donations are also available on Paypal to Heartstrings Dog Rescue West Bend or at https://tinyurl.com/5r7s8bf