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Holly Van Ark

January 19, 1956 — January 3, 2018

Holly Van Ark, 61, Green Bay, passed away unexpectedly January 3, 2018, at her home due to an accident.  She was born on January 19, 1956, in Green Bay, to the late Keith and Carole (Hansen) Van Ark.  She graduated from Preble High School class of ’74. Holly was employed at Kmart East for many years. She was later employed at James River/Georgia Pacific East, where she worked from 1981 until her retirement in 2012.  Holly enjoyed bowling, traveling, decorating, dancing and spending time with friends and family.

She is survived by her two daughters, Sara (Jeff) Naze and Karissa Kleczka (Chris Woodke); both of Green Bay; two grand dogs, Jub Jub and Boomhauer; two brothers, Brian (Kay) Van Ark of Bellevue, and Steven Van Ark of Green Bay; niece and nephews, Cory Van Ark (Godchild), Brent Van Ark (Kelsey Waldschmidt), Shawn Van Ark and Amanda Van Ark; a great-niece, Faith Van Ark; an Aunt, Barbara Vanderputten; her former spouse, Roger Kleczka; his daughters Molly, Mandy and Mindy Kleczka and their children; special friend, Hector Sanchez and several cousins.

Visitation at Malcore Funeral Home, 701 N. Baird St Thursday, January 11, from 4 PM until the time of the service at 7 PM.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Green Bay Police Department and Holly’s neighbors Russell and Mary Lynn Peterson.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Holly Van Ark, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Malcore Funeral Home & Crematory East

701 N Baird St, Green Bay, WI 54302

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