Arlene F. Perez, age 61, of Mukwonago, formerly Foley Alabama, passed away on March 9, 2017 due to complications of atherosclerosis.
Born in the Bronx to Anthony Gregorio and Audrey (Grippo).
Preceded in death by her father and beloved sister, Karen Winfield of Connecticut.
Cherished fiancée of Craig Penkalski. Proud mother of Patrick Danaher, Dr. Ann Nodhturft and daughter-in-law, Jaclyn. Loving grandmother of Abby, PJ, Tony, Nick and Lexi (dog).
She loved her kids more than anything and finally found the love of her life, Craig. She adored all of her many friends and family, and found her own joy in the joy of others.
She loved coffee, cooking for loved ones and everything Christmas. She had a bright beautiful kind spirit, a fierce Italian heart, and New York accent that won the hearts of so many from Tomahawk, Wisconsin all the way down through Gulf Shores, Alabama.
She was an incredible mother, sister, granddaughter, partner and friend. She will be forever missed by all of the lives she touched.
Private viewing was held for close family. A celebration of her life will be set for a future date.