Doris Jean Arthur, age 84, of Alma Center, WI, formerly of Edgerton, WI, passed away peacefully
Saturday, April 15, 2023 in West Salem, WI surrounded by her loved ones. She was born Friday,
September 30, 1938 to John and Lillian Tucker in Chicago, Illinois.
Doris married Henry E. Arthur Sr. on October 12, 1956 in Edgerton, WI, where they raised their three
children, Barbra J. (Nolan) Ripp of Janesville, WI, Henry E. (Traci) Arthur Jr. of Greenwood, WI, and
Timothy (Denise) Arthur Sr. of Hixton, WI. They later moved to Merrillan, WI and they were blessed to
celebrate 50 years of marriage.
Doris was very passionate about baking, cooking, and crocheting. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, bird
watching, and camping. Doris worked for many years as a cook at the Lake House Inn and the Newville
Café, and she was also an avid cake decorator.
Doris’ love for life came from her 11 grandchildren; Andrea Arthur, Johnathan (Nicole) Arthur, Henry
(Danica) Arthur, Alissa (Levi) Johnson, Emily (Matt) Meyer, DeAnna (Andrew) Barhtye, Timothy (Eugene)
Arthur Jr., Justin Barhtye, Jennifer (Ron) Ramirez- Wells, Lisa (Phil) Carl, and Megan Ramierz. She was
blessed with 25 great- grandchildren.
Doris is survived by her companion and loyal friend, Roger Cummings of Alma Center, WI, where they
spent the last 17 years together. She is further survived by her children, grandchildren, and great
grandchildren, her nephew Bobby, great niece Heidi (Tony), three great- great nieces, and one great-
great nephew, along with many dear friends and family.
She is preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, half brother Edwin, and her husband Henry E.
Arthur Sr. who passed away in November 2006.
Funeral services for Doris will take place Thursday, April 20, 2023 at the Jensen- Modjeski Funeral Home
at 5:00 p.m. Reverend Terry Marg will officiate. Friends and family are invited to visitation from
12:00 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow on Friday, April 21, 2023 at the Fassett Cemetery in
Edgerton, Wisconsin at 1:00 p.m.
The Jensen- Modjeski Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements, 715-963-2311.

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