Arlene M. Woolsey, Waupaca, Wisconsin, age 89, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at UW-Hospital in Madison, WI. She was born July 8, 1922 in Fremont, WI; daughter of Fayette and Kietha (Looker) Prentice. On July 19, 1945, Arlene married William Woolsey in Weyauwega, WI. He preceded her in death on March 29, 2005. Arlene had been a school teacher at the Golden Hill School in Rural from 1950 until the school closed. She then taught in the Waupaca School System for a few years. Arlene is survived by: Children: Bill (Karen) Woolsey of Waupaca, WI; Mary Kay Woolsey of Madison, WI;
Grandchildren: The Reverend Deborah Woolsey of Sussex, WI, Anne (Jim) McPherson of Waupaca, WI, Samuel (Mindy) Woolsey of Waupaca, WI, Sarah Woolsey of Waupaca, WI;
Great-Granddaughter: Aaralyn Lisa Woolsey of Waupaca, WI. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Woolsey; a son, Terry Woolsey; a brother, Ken Prentice; and a nephew, Mike Prentice. A Memorial Service will be on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 1:00 PM at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca, WI. Reverend Deborah Woolsey will officiate. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 11:00 – 1:00 PM at the Holly Funeral Home. Burial will be at Lind Center Cemetery in the Town of Lind following the service on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in the name of Arlene Woolsey. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.
Holly Funeral Home
526 S. Main Street
Waupaca, WI 54981