Arthur Grande

August 5, 1925 - December 21, 2017
Racine, WI



Tuesday, December 26, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM CST
Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home
Racine Location
803 Main St.
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 634-7888
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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Dementia Society of America

Life Story / Obituary


Arthur Grande, age 92, passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Waters Edge Rehabilitation and Care Center. He was born in Sheboygan, August 5, 1925, son of the late Arthur and Myrtle (Nee: Jorgenson) Grande.

He proudly served in the United States Army- Air Force. On March 1, 1952 Arthur was united in marriage to Mary Elaine Brunow. Arthur was employed for many years at Wisconsin Electric, IBM, Simplex Time Recorder and lastly at the Racine Unified School District. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Art will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Mary; his daughters, Debra Lynn Smith, Lori Lee (Don) Brown; his grandchildren, Michelle Sohn, James Smith, Karl (Kristel) Brown, Rachel Brown; his great-grandchildren, Megan, Julia and Ethan; brothers, LeRoy Grande, Gordon (Carol) Grande; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

The family wishes to meet with relatives and friends for visitation, Tuesday, December 26, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Committal services with interment will follow on Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Wisconsin Memorial Park, 13235 West Capitol Drive, Brookfield, WI. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Dementia Society of America have been suggested.

The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the entire staff at Waters Edge Rehabilitation and Care Center and Compassionate Care Hospice for their loving and attentive care received.