Arlene Cermak, 76, of Baraboo, passed away Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at her home.

Arlene was born Nov. 1, 1940, in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Elmer and Mary (Hogan) Kroening. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with grandchildren.

Arlene is survived by her husband, John; sons, Barry John (June) of Evergreen Park, Illinois, Larry James (Jennifer) of Upper Marlbora, Maryland and Christopher (Heather) of Chicago, Illinois; sisters, Kathleen (Terry) Eagan of Plano, Texas and Rita (Wayne) Zessin of Darian, Illinois; and her grandchildren, Brittany, Nicholas, Jacqueline, Brandon and Blake.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Ellen.

A memorial funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Picha Funeral Home in Lake Delton, with Pastor John Torgerson officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at 3 p.m.

The Picha Funeral Home and Crematory of Lake Delton assisted the family with arrangements. For online condolences and information, go to