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Bernadeen "Bunny" E. Arnold

Published On: Aug 23 2013 01:11:33 PM CDT

DeForest:Bernadeen E. “Bunny” Arnold, age 79, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at Country Terrace in Poynette.

She was born January 15, 1934 in Port Edwards the only child of Bert and Lydia (Summelhack) Yonko. She graduated from Port Edwards High School in 1951 and attended Madison Business College. She married her long-time sweetheart, the late Everett John Arnold, and together they raised two children. Bunny enjoyed spending time with her grandsons and traveling throughout the United States. She was a dedicated volunteer in the greater Madison area. She will be missed by her family and the many friends she made throughout her lifetime.

Bunny is survived by her daughter, Karoline “Kay” Kaylor, Poynette; three grandsons, Stuart and Steven Kaylor, Poynette and Clayton Arnold, DeForest.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Niles Grunke; husband, Everett in 1989; and son, Richard in 2007.

The family extends a special thank you to the girls at Pine View Living and to Kelly and her remarkable staff at Country Terrace.

A visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at RYAN FUNERAL HOME WINDSOR DEFOREST CHAPEL, 6924 Lake Road. A private burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery, Monona.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, U.W. Foundation, U.S. Bank Lock Box 78807, Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

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