Phyllis Marie Arvai (Buhler)
Phyllis Marie “Auntie” Arvai, 87, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 30, 2018, at her home.
Born in Racine on October 12, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Marie (Barrows) Buhler. She moved to Kenosha in 1952.
On June 18, 1949, she married Stephen Arvai at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Racine. He preceded her in death on March 11, 2008.
Phyllis was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and was an avid bowler and card player, especially enjoying her monthly card club. She loved her friends dearly, especially her nieces and nephews.
Surviving are her sister, Nancy Schatzman of Racine; a brother, Jim (Mary) Buhler of Waterford, WI; two sisters-in-law, Toni Buhler of Melrose, WI, and Theresa (Rudy) Cariello of Racine; a brother-in-law, Joseph (Madeline) Arvai of Racine; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward Buhler and Bradley Buhler; a brother-in-law, Donald Schatzman; and three sisters-in-law, Barbara, Margaret and Anna.
Phyllis’ family would like to extend a special thank you to her neighbors, Amber, Teresa, Roger and the Suess family; special friends, Bill and Marilyn Nelson; and the Hospice Alliance nurses, Cindy and Sara, for all the kind and compassionate care they gave her.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 7th, at Proko Funeral Home with a prayer service at 9:30 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. Entombment will follow at All Saints Mausoleum. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 6th, at Proko Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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