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St. Michael's Catholic Church (Paderborn)
Friday March 6th, 2020
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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St. Paul United Church of Christ (Waterloo)
Saturday March 7th, 2020

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Arleen M. Bicklein

Arleen M. Bicklein, nee Ploesser, 83, of Waterloo, IL, died March 3, 2020, in Waterloo, IL. She was born September 21, 1936, in St. Louis, MO.

She is survived by her children Elizabeth (Gustav) Adamecz, Jeff (Sherry) Bicklein, and Jim (Beth) Bicklein; grandchildren Sarah (Jared) Walker, Natalie, Luke, Andrew (Samantha Dean), Madeline, and Daniel Bicklein; brother Vernon Ploesser; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Rosella Nolte, Darlene Bicklein, and Roy (Karon) Bicklein; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Arleen is preceded in death by her husband Armin F. Bicklein; brother Russell (Bernice) Ploesser; sister Bernice (Robert) Stoker; brothers and sisters-in-laws Vernon Bicklein, Vernon Nolte, Frank (LaVerne) Pelate, and Beverly Ploesser.

She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ - Waterloo, Womens Fellowship, Monroe County Home Extension, Memorial Hospital volunteer, and Monroe County Nursing Home volunteer.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Deer Hill Cemetery Association

4 PM to 8 PM Friday, March 6, 2020 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Saturday at St. Paul United Church of Christ

10 AM Saturday, March 7, 2020 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Michael Southcombe & Pastor Fred Wehrenberg officiating
Interment at Deer Hill Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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To the Bicklein Family,
Heaven has a new star that shines just for you! Please accept our sympathy for your loss.

Kevin & Laurel Yeager Mar 7 2020 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. I loved working with Arlene. She was a special lady. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family at this sad time.

Susie Dillenberger Mar 6 2020 12:00 AM

What an amaZing & very kind hearted lady Arleen was. Mom & I have known her for many years ! She was very kind to my mother ! She will be missed ! RIP Arleen !

Michael Shackelford Mar 4 2020 12:00 AM

I sure am going to miss her smile and our talks. She was such a sweet lady. I enjoyed our "talks" also at our Fastnacht in Maeystown. My sympathy to her family and friends. She will be missed dearly!

Dorothy Schilling Mar 3 2020 12:00 AM