1924 - 2018
Obituary of Gloria Arfsten
Gloria Arfsten, age 94, of Libertyville, IL and Bradenton, FL, passed away Oct. 2, 2018 in FL. Born on Aug, 2, 1924 in NY. Married her late husband Leonard Arfsten on April 11, 1951 and were happily married for 47 years. A woman of many interests, she enjoyed travel, golf, bridge, and making memories with family. She will be remembered as the center of our family.
Devoted to her family she is survived by her children, Joan (Steve) Soerens, Jeff (Julie) Arfsten, Rob, and Bill (Mary Lou) Arfsten. The proud grandmother (“Nanie”) of Matthew Soerens, Todd Soerens, Kelly (Ben) Hart, Kim (David) Cripe, Kevin Arfsten, Nicole (Brian) Buttron, Brian Arfsten, Chris (Joanna) Arfsten, Betsy Arfsten and Drew Arfsten. The dearest great-grandmother of Evan Hart, Garrett Hart, Ellery Hart, Owen Cripe, Sylvia Cripe, Colin Cripe and Emery Buttron.
Funeral Mass will be held 10 AM Sat. Oct. 13 at St. Patrick Catholic Church (The Old Church) 991 S. Waukegan Rd. Lake Forest. Interment at Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. Visitation Friday Oct. 12 from 5-8 PM at McMurrough Funeral Chapel 101 Park Place, Libertyville. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assn., 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631. For funeral information call 847-362-2626, sign guest book at libertyvillefuneralhome.com