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Official Obituary of

Patricia M. Arnoldussen

November 1, 1931 ~ April 1, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Patricia Arnoldussen Obituary

Patricia M. Arnoldussen, age 92, passed away peacefully on April 1, 2024. She was born on November 1, 1931, daughter of the late Edward and Helen (McGuire) Matchett. She married Gerald Arnoldussen on May 20, 1950.

Patricia held many officer positions within the VFW Auxiliary #3319, American Legion Auxiliary #41 and the MOCA #23 short arm. These units were a very important part of her life and she dedicated countless hours to them. Patricia also enjoyed playing cards and Bingo.

Patricia is survived by her children: Sue (Gene “Roz”) Van Rossum, Sandy (Mike) Schuh, Donna Laux, Judy (Ken) White, Mary (Ken) Evers, Robert (Diane) Arnoldussen and Lisa Wolfinger; grandchildren: John (Lisa) Van Rossum, Joe (Monika) Van Rossum, Jason (Sara) Van Rossum, Sheila Van Rossum (Chris), Frank Schuh, Mac (Amy) Schuh, Jeremy Hendricks, Shaun Hendricks, Tommy Hendricks, Traci Hendricks (Mike), Donny (Lisa) Anderson, Troy Evers (Jen), Ross (Amber) Evers, Matthew (Hannah) Arnoldussen, Bradley Arnoldussen (Ashelyn), Elessa (James) Van Kirk, Andrew Wolfinger, Adam Wolfinger and Amber Wolfinger; 16 great grandchildren; brother, James Matchett; in-laws: Phyllis Van Deraa, Ervin Arnoldussen and Sr. Mary Arnoldussen; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Patrcia was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Arnoldussen; parents, Edward and Helen Matchett; sons-in-law: Mark Laux and Frank Wolfinger; granddaughter-in-law, Leann Meinen; sister, Betty (Jim) McDaniel; sister-in-law, Pok Sun Matchett; father and mother-in-law, Edward and Lucy Arnoldussen; and many of Gerald’s siblings.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Friday, April 5, 2024, at St. Katharine Drexel Parish, St. Mary Site, 119 W. 7th Street, Kaukauna. Visitation will be at the church on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. For online condolences, please visit

The family would like to express a special thank you to the staffs of The Landings and St. Croix Hospice for their compassionate care given to Patricia during her final days.

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April 5, 2024

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Katharine Drexel Parish, St. Mary Church
119 W. 7th Street
Kaukauna, WI 54130

Funeral Mass
April 5, 2024

12:00 PM
St. Katharine Drexel Parish, St. Mary Church
119 W. 7th Street
Kaukauna, WI 54130


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