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