Arlene E. Pahls

Arlene E. Pahls, age 83, of Tomahawk, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2020 at Country Terrace under the care of Ministry Home Hospice.

Arlene was born on Sept. 12, 1936 in Tomahawk to Norman and Amy (Beatty) Crass.

She worked as a CNA for Sacred Heart Hospital, Riverview Nursing Home and St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander. Arlene is a lifelong Tomahawk resident and she enjoyed visiting family.

Arlene is survived by her children – Betty Castonia of Arizona, Rhonda (Paul) Van Strydonk of Tomahawk, Jody (Mark) Roberts of Omro, David (Barbara) Pahls of Las Vegas, James (Sue) Pahls of Illinois, Donna (John) Gehm of Milwaukee and Yvonne Trejo of Chicago. She is further survived by 17 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and her siblings – Norman Crass Jr. of Tomahawk, Darlene Appel of Taylor, Wis., Charlotte “Penny” Frostman of Florida, Charlene Toxen of Georgia and Marlene Peterson of Taylor. Arlene is preceded in death by her parents, husband, twi grandchildren, two brothers and one sister.

The Funeral Service for Arlene Pahls will be announced at a later date. She will be buried in Rock Falls Cemetery in the spring.

Krueger Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Tomahawk, is assisting the family with arrangements. You may view the full obituary and leave online condolences at

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