Arlene M. Kennedy, age 84, of Cameron & formerly of Park Falls, WI died Friday, June 13, 2014 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Rice Lake.
She was born October 22, 1929 to John & Mary (Yeager) Marlett at Superior & was raised and attended school at Minong, WI. On December 7, 1946, she was married to John Kennedy at Bessemer, MI. The couple lived in Park Falls until about 1988 when they retired & moved to Waupaca. John preceded her in death on February 5, 2002 & Arlene moved to Cameron in 2013. She was a very active church member throughout her life & she enjoyed knitting hats & mittens for the school children.
In addition to her husband, Arlene was preceded by her parents, daughter: Debbie Kennedy & granddaughter: Dawn Charles. She is survived by her sons: John Kennedy, Jr. of Dayton, MN, Larry (Cindy) Kennedy of Cameron, Leonard Kennedy of Green Bay, Robert (Sandy) Kennedy of Park Falls, Dale (Kris) Kennedy of Park Falls & Dennis (Mary) Kennedy of Visalia, CA, daughters: Linda (Joaquin) Gomez of Southgate, MI, Pat (Jock) Taylor of Tucson, AZ & Donna (Mike) Davis of Audubon, PA, 17 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, sister: Jean Marino of Minong, as well as many other relatives & friends.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 16 at Towering Pines Assembly of God in Cameron with Dr. Lauren Orchard officiating & interment in Nola Cemetery in Park Falls. Visitation will be (was) held for the hour prior to services at the church. Arrangements are with Rausch-Lundeen Funeral Homes, Cameron & Dallas.