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Arlene Alma Agnes (Kuehl) Pribnow

Arlene Alma Agnes (Kuehl) Pribnow Arlene Alma Agnes (Kuehl) Pribnow

Ar­lene Alma Agnes (Kuehl) Prib­now, 93, was called to her heav­enly home on No­vem­ber 27, 2021, while hold­ing her hus­band’s hand of 73 years and sur­rounded by fam­ily at her home in Mayville.
Ar­lene Alma Agnes Kuehl was born on Sep­tem­ber 16, 1928, the fourth child of George and Ella (Mach­mueller) Kuehl. She be­came a mem­ber of God’s fam­ily through Holy Bap­tism on Oc­to­ber 21, 1928, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Mayville and grew in her faith being con­firmed on March 29, 1942.
On Au­gust 28, 1948, she was united in a life­long mar­riage be­fore God and fam­ily at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Mayville to Reuben Prib­now.
Ar­lene was a ded­i­cated wife, mother and grand­mother first and fore­most. Ar­lene and Reuben were greatly blessed with a large and lov­ing fam­ily hav­ing eight chil­dren, four boys and four girls. Through their 73 years of mar­riage, their fam­ily con­tin­ued to grow with 22 grand­chil­dren, 48 great-grand­chil­dren and one great-great-grand­child. She trea­sured her fam­ily and em­braced every mo­ment, with them being her great­est bless­ings.
To­gether Ar­lene and Reuben worked on their fam­ily farm until 1977.
In ad­di­tion to car­ing for her grow­ing fam­ily, they en­joyed many trips, camp­ing and fish­ing where they met many life­long friends and cher­ished tak­ing grand­chil­dren along with them. Ar­lene loved spend­ing time mak­ing crafts to gift to fam­ily and friends, to sell at craft fairs and mak­ing gifts for her grand­chil­dren. She en­joyed putting puz­zles to­gether in her free time and play­ing cards with Reuben and their friends.
Since 1949 she was an ac­tive mem­ber of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lomira, and a proud mem­ber of their Ladies Aid. Ar­lene was well known for her de­li­cious Ger­man potato salad, her home cooked meals and baked goods, and we can’t for­get all the Christ­mas candy, cook­ies, but­ter­horns and choco­late angel food cakes, that were loved and en­joyed by her fam­ily through­out the years. Her cook­ing will be missed, but her mem­ory will live on through the recipes she passed down to her fam­ily.
Ar­lene was grace­ful and strong. She taught us the val­ues of in­tegrity, re­spect and how to live hon­estly and truth­fully. Through her words and ac­tions, she taught us to be givers, to be car­ing and to have a kind heart. Her un­wa­ver­ing faith and the love she had for God, her hus­band and fam­ily is one of the great­est lessons she left.
Ar­lene is sur­vived by her lov­ing hus­band Reuben; their eight chil­dren, Ronald Prib­now, Rod­ney (Dee) Prib­now, Ralph (Donna) Prib­now, An­nette (Ron) Meyer, Ran­dall (Anita) Prib­now, Au­drey (Randy) Greene, Ar­lette (Marv) Lin­dert and Ar­lesse (Dave) Groth; 21 grand­chil­dren, Brian (Danielle) Neitzel, Jeanette (Kris) Roehl, Melissa (Jay) Schroeder, Holly Muench, Heidi (James) Lockerby, Billy Ka­su­b­oski, An­drea (Ernie) Ernest, Rick (Jes­sica) Prib­now, Amy (Heidi) Meyer-Bre­mer, Allen (Tammy) Prib­now, Aaron (Ash­ley) Lin­dert, Andy Ka­su­b­oski, Dale (Mal­lory) Lin­dert, Rob­bie (Jenny) Prib­now, Faye (Jason) Franklin, Amanda Sis­ley, Kim (Je­remy) Moore, Beckie (Erik) Haefs, Megan Mueller, Katie (Alex) Krueger, Kari (Bran­don) Krapfl; 48 great-grand­chil­dren and one great-great-grand­child.
She was pre­ceded in death by her par­ents, George and Ella Kuehl; fa­ther-in-law and mother-in-law, Arthur and Viola Prib­now; broth­ers, Clarence (Gertrude) Kuehl and Harold (Phyl­lis) Kuehl; sis­ter, Elvira (Hilbert) Kam­rath; sis­ters-in-law, Amelda (Harold) Zahn and Es­ther (Wal­ter) Zahn; son-in-law, Ken­neth Neitzel; grand­daugh­ter, Rose Prib­now; grand­son-in-law, Phillip Muench.
Fu­neral ser­vices for Ar­lene Prib­now will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Town of Lomira, with Rev. Matthew Kuske of­fi­ci­at­ing on Sun­day, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m. A vis­i­ta­tion will be held at Koepsell Fu­neral Home in Mayville on Sat­ur­day, Dec. 4, from 4 to 7 p.m. and again on Sun­day, Dec. 5, at the church from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the ser­vice. Bur­ial will take place at St. Petri Ceme­tery, Town of Theresa.
The fam­ily has re­quested that memo­ri­als be di­rected to St. Petri Ceme­tery As­so­ci­a­tion and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Build­ing Fund.
Spe­cial thanks to the staff of SSM Hos­pice for the care and sup­port shown to Ar­lene and her fam­ily.
Koepsell Fu­neral Home in Mayville is serv­ing the fam­ily. For on­line con­do­lences and other in­for­ma­tion please visit www.​KoepsellFH.​com