Amber N. Ikkala

    Amber N. Ikkala, 34, of Peshtigo, Wis., passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020, at home surrounded by her husband and friends. She was born on May 24, 1986, in Eureka, Calif., to Russ and Dawn (Arnold) Patton.

    As a child the family moved to Marinette and she graduated from Marinette High School in 2005. She had worked as an insurance agent for Insurance Works. On Dec. 28, 2019, Amber married Shawn Ikkala, the love of her life in Marinette. Spending time with her friends was very important to her. She also enjoyed time away on vacations and had a love for animals. She was a very honest person.

    Amber is survived by her husband, Shawn Ikkala of Peshtigo; parents: Russ Patton and Dawn Arnold; two brothers: James (Courtney) Patton and Dakota Patton; sister,  Sam Patton; grandmother, Donna Enderby; grandfather, Bob Arnold; in-laws, Steve and Gretchen Ikkala; brother-in-law, Ryan (Amanda) Ikkala; sister-in-law, Michelle (Anthony) Engelbert; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and her many wonderful friends, including close friends: Emily, Jenny, Ericka, Lindsey and the Wilson family. She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

    A gathering time will be held at the Best Western on Riverside Drive, in Marinette on Wednesday, July 22, from 4 to 7 p.m.

    Thielen Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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