May 7, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Arnold E. Anklam, age 77 years, passed away May 3, 2017 unexpectedly at his residence. He was born on November 13, 1939 in Tigerton, WI to Ervin and Solveig (nee Pederson) Anklam. The family moved to Big Falls when Arnie was 5 years old, then moved to Milwaukee in 1957. In 1958 he married Barbara Brinkmann and moved to Port Washington in 1962. Arnie worked at Simplicity Mfg. for 37 years. In 1996, the couple moved to West Bend and he retired in 2001.
Arnold was a member of the Newburg Sportsman Club, NRA, Ducks Unlimited and Gun Owners of America.
Arnold was a proud father of Dan (Sue), Jeanne (Rick) Wallace and Jesse (Jill). He is further survived by grandchildren; Sean and Caitlin Anklam, Lindsey and Halei Smith, Drew and Benjamin Wallace, Mason and Reed Anklam; his sisters Karen (Dennis) Leyer, Nancy (Dennis) Helm, sister in law Kay Anklam, brother John (Spring) Anklam, brother in law Donald Beebe9 nieces and 5 nephews other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, his wife Barbara, his brother Larry Anklam, brother in law Richard “Dick” Ulrichsen, sister in law Betty Beebe, and brother and sister in law Jerry and Mary Noeske.
A Funeral Service for Arnold will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, May 10 at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W Paradise Dr. West Bend). Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 19 from 11am until time of service (1:00 pm). Entombment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Newburg Sportsman Club (County Road MY, West Bend, WI 53090 are appreciated.