Johanna Arriens, 78,
of Waupun, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at the Christian Home and
Rehabilitation Center in Waupun.
Johanna was born
March 10, 1937 in Bad Hersfeld, Germany, the daughter of William and Louise
Kompel. Johanna married Fred Arriens in Germany while he was stationed there
with the U.S. Army. In 1960 the couple moved to Waupun. During her employment
years, Johanna was a custodian at the
and also worked with Home Care. Johanna was a member of Pella Lutheran Church
and a past member of the Waupun Lioness Club.
Johanna is survived
by a daughter, Marlene Fairbank of Ripon; a son, Pete Arriens of Neosho; four
grandchildren: Gary Fairbank
Jr., Amanda (Todd) Mischker, Max Arriens, and Tabatha Arriens; five great-granchildren;
three sisters: Christa (Ed) Eies of Germany, Rosemarie (Harlan) Horn of Waco,
TX, and Lindi (Joe) Pyburn of Waco, TX; and a brother, Wilfred (Helga) Kompel
Johanna was preceded
in death by her parents; her husband, Fred Arriens; a daughter, Penny Arriens;
and two brothers: August Kompel and Kurt Kompel.
Funeral services for
Johanna Arriens will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Werner-Harmsen
Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Kenneth Loehrke officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens
in the town of Trenton. Friends and
relatives may call on the family on Monday at the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home
in Waupun from 5-7 p.m. and on Tuesday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the
time of service.
Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at
www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send