Arlene R. Wheat, age 87, of Naperville, formerly of St. Charles and Batavia, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Tabor Hills Healthcare Facility in Naperville. She was born March 7, 1925 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of William A. and Olivia R. (nee Linsenmann) Kietzmann. She was united in marriage to Robert Wheat. Arlene was very devoted to her family. She loved playing bridge with her Bridge Club friends in Batavia and also enjoyed playing all types of games with her family. She is survived by her beloved husband, Robert Wheat of Naperville; her two daughters, Cheryl (Charles) Schweiger of Naperville and Sandra (William) Ingaldson of Anchorage, AK; four grandchildren, Molly (David) Owles of Oswego, Matthew (Rebecca) Schweiger of Chicago; Lindsay and Annie Ingaldson both of Anchorage, AK; and one great-granddaughter, Olivia Owles of Oswego; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Arlene is preceded in death by her brothers, Billie and Richard Kietzmann; and a sister, Donna Thompson. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, June 18, 2012 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 950 Hart Road, in Batavia, where she will lie in state from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of the service. Rev. Donald Moll will officiate. Interment will be private in Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park, IL.