THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: August 29, 2018
Arling Christensen of Pembine, passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 at Lakewood Assisted Living in Lakewood after a long illness.
Born Jan. 27, 1940 in Oconto County, to the late Hildegard (Brusewitz) and Russell Christensen, he farmed most of his life, worked at Brillion Iron Works and also drove semi for a time, but his true love was his cattle.
He is survived by five sisters, Shirley Seich of Sheboygan Falls and Alice Denis, Peggy Christensen, Susan Srenaski and Cathy Christensen, all of Green Bay; two brothers, Donald (Sharon) Christensen of Little Suamico and James Christensen of Kingsford, Mi.; a God-daughter, Jessica Mendez and her family of Green Bay and many nieces; nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews, many who referred to him as Uncle Tuffy.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Janice (Norman) Engstrom, Marian (David) Butler, Connie and Joyce Christensen; a brother, Vernon Christensen; a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Christensen and a brother-in-law, Walter Siech.
A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, Aug. 30 at Northwoods Chapel in Pembine from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral at 11 a.m. Pastor Fred Barribeau will officiate with interment in the Pembine Cemetery. Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee is assisting the family with arrangements.