Sandra Ann Arkenberg
May 22, 1943 - July 8, 2014
CLINTON — Sandra Ann Arkenberg, 71, of Clinton, Iowa passed away peacefully at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
A funeral Mass will take place at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Clinton. A visitation is scheduled on Friday, July 11, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Drive - west side of Clinton Lawn Cemetery). Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery.
Sandra was born on May 22, 1943, in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of Floyd and Catherine (Anglese) Vilmont. She was a graduate of Clinton High School.
Sandra was united in marriage to Henry Arkenberg on August 4, 1962, in Clinton, Iowa, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. They were together in marriage for 51 years until his recent passing.
Sandra was a homemaker. She was devoted to her Catholic religion and attended Mass faithfully at St. Mary’s Church in Clinton.
As an active member there she enjoyed Bible study. Sandra was a loving Mother and Grand-mother and was an avid cook. She also enjoyed crafts and antiquing.
She will be missed by her family and friends.
Sandra is survived by her children, James (Loan) of Cedar Rapids, IA., Nancy (John) Seitz of Clinton, IA., David (Bridget Graham) Arken-berg of Racine, WI.; grandchildren, Emily, Michael and Samuel Arkenberg, Kelly Ann (Robert) Wilson, and Kara (Andrew) Cecil; her mother Catherine Lois Vilmont of Clinton, IA.; two brothers, Charles (Sue) Vilmont of Clinton, IA., Vernon (Sandra) Vilmont of Clinton, IA.; one sister in-law Karen Vilmont of Davenport, IA., with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Preceding Sandra in death were her Father Floyd, her husband Henry and two brothers, Joseph and Thomas.
Memorials should be directed to the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.
Fond memories and condolences for Sandra’s family may be left at www.lemkefuneralhomes.com, obituary page.
Death date: July 8, 2014