Obit: Bowe, Arlene (1944 - 2010)


Contact: Audrey Roedl



Surnames: Bowe, Petke, Meinhardt, Djubenski, Albers


----Source: The Loyal TRG (Loyal, Clark County, Wis. 31 Mar 2010-04-03


Bowe, Arlene (20 MAY 1944 - 25 MAR 2010)


ArlenenA. Bowe, 65, Withee, died on Thursday, March 25, 2010, at the Clark County Health Care Center. At her expressed wishes, there will be no funeral services and a private burial will take place at a later date.


Arlene Petke was born on May 20, 1944, to Arthur O. and Alice M. (nee Meinhardt) Petke Sr. She was raised near Longwood, attending Longwood School, attending Greenwood High School and graduating in 1964. She married Clayton E. Bowe on Jan. 4, 1964. Their marriage resulted in three children, Alicia (Dennis) Djubenski, Greenwood, Theresa (Greg) Albers, Sauk City, and Cletus (Sharon) Petke, Medford.


They farmed in Longwood for many years. She also held various jobs throughout the area working in many factories and proudly earned he cheese maker’s license. She will be remembered as having a strong work ethic, a deep devotion to her family, interests in good food, music and reading, all enjoyed with a dog or two at her side. Survivors include her brother, Arthur A. (Kathy) Petke Jr., Withee; her beloved grandchildren, Aarica and Tylor, Greenwood, ClancyJo and Gustav, Sauk City, and Samantha and Clay, Medford; as well as many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends.


Her family would like to thank her devoted friends, family members and the staff at Clark County Health Care Center for their dedication to her throughout these past few months.


Preceding her in death were her parents; and in-laws, Edward and Mary Bowe.


Cremation Society of Wisconsin, Altoona, is assisting the family.



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