Arline Berend

Arline Alice Berend (Timmer)

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Arline A. Berend (nee Timmer), was born to Eternal Life on Thursday January 16 2020 at the age of 93 years. She was born on September 9, 1926 in Munich, North Dakota to Anton and Agnes (nee Peters) Timmer. She was the beloved wife of the late Jerome J. Berend and loving mother of Thomas Richard (Mary) Berend. Dear grandmother of Timothy Ryan (Carla) Berend and great-grandmother to Anamae, Ryker and Jax Berend and Justin Theune. Arline is also survived by her cherished sister Annette (Joseph) Frank, other relatives and friends.

Arline was a graduate of the Mercy School of Nursing in Devil’s Lake, North Dakota and a member of the Army Cadet Nurse Corps. After graduation, she moved to Wisconsin where she met and married Jerome J. Berend of West Bend and started her nursing career at St. Joseph’s Community Hospital until her retirement. During her career, she also worked as an industrial nurse at several of the local manufacturing companies.

Arline loved helping people and volunteered at the Samaritan Home, Lac Lawrann Conservancy and other facilities. She also enjoyed reading, cross-stich, golf and spending time with her many friends. Her love of nature and the outdoors was apparent as she regularly hiked trails and especially love bird watching near the Milwaukee River. Her intelligence and zest for life made for many interesting conversations filled with laughter and love.

Arline was a parishioner of Holy Angels Catholic Church in West Bend, WI and a member of the Mirrors of Mary at the Schoenstatt Shrine in Waukesha, WI.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday January 22nd at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N 8th Ave West Bend) with Fr. Howard Haase presiding (Please Meet at Time of Mass, Fellowship will Follow Mass).
Interment will take place in spring at Holy Angels Cemetery

Special thanks to the Cedar Community and the Kathy Hospice for their compassionate care.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Arline can be made to the Kathy Hospice of West Bend.
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    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 2:00pm
    Holy Angels Catholic Church
    138 N 8th Ave
    West Bend, WI 53095
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    Father Howard Haase
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    Holy Angels
    Address Not Available


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