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Beatrice Mary Arndt, 91, passed away Thursday at her residence.  She was born in Merrill, Wisconsin on April 29, 1927, the daughter of the late Edward and Mathilda (Nee: Himmelsbach) Kaskubar.

On September 26, 1953 at St. Rose Parsonage she was united in marriage to Kenneth O. Arndt who preceded her in death April 6, 2014.  Beatrice retired from Dremel Mfg. and was a member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church. 

Surviving are her daughter Connie (Lawrence) Smetana; grandchildren, John (Christian) Smetana, Adam Smetana, Racheal Smetana; sister, Mary (Ronald) Carls; brother, Tom Kaskubar; sister-in-law, Patricia Rossman; special friend, Dolores Porter; other relatives and friends.  In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her sister, Elaine (Michael) DeCheck; brother, Edward; and brother-in-law, Warren Rossman.

Private services were held. Memorials to St. Monica’s Senior Living Center or Hospice Alliance have been suggested.

The family extends a special thank you to the staffs of St. Monica’s and Hospice Alliance for their loving and compassionate care.