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Frederick "Fred" J. Arts
Date of Death: July, 18 2014

          Frederick "Fred" J. Arts, 84, Wells, passed away on Friday July 18, 2014 at his home. He was born on July 14, 1930 in Racine, WI, the son on the late Fred and Leona (LeDuc) Arts. On September 16, 1950 he married the former Shirley Poquette at St. Anthony's Church in Wells.
          Fred is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, his four children: Frederick Arts, Robin Patton, Ronald Arts and Robert (Wendy) Arts, one brother: Dan (Marlis) Arts, two sisters: Nancy Maier and Charlene Tenhagen, six grandchildren: William, Stephanie, Cory, Christopher, Nicole and Austin, three great-grandchildren: Emma, Ava and Bentley, as well as several nieces and nephews.
          He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother: Wayne Arts and two sisters: Rita Nelson and Darlene Lachapelle.
          Honoring Fred's wishes, there will be no public services at this time.
          The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting his family.
          Please visit to send online condolences to his family.     

  • "My sympathies to all of you.If I can do anything let me know. Love Sue"
    -Sue Young

  • "I am so sorry for your loss Shirley. What an amazing journey the two of you had for 63 years. God Bless You and your family. Sue Cossette"
    -Sue Cossette

  • "I am John and Lorraine's daughter, and would like to express my deepest sympathy to your entire family. I still remember as a little girl going to your family home when Grandma and Aunt Leona were living with Mom and Dad and my brothers. Great memories! Blessings to all of you, Connie"
    -Connie Curran Cousineau

  • "Aunt Shirley and Family, My thoughts are with you and your family. Uncle Eddie was a kind and thoughtful man - always had a joke to tell and always made me laugh. May your memories fill you with joy forever and always know that you are loved! Miss you - "Chitter""
    -Cathy Poquette

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