Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Elmer Arnold of Eden Valley died Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, at Hilltop Care Center in Watkins. He was 89.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley with Rev. Virgil Braun officiating. Burial followed in the parish cemetery. Friends and family called from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Eden Valley. Eden Valley Legion Post 381 prayed at 6:30 p.m. followed by parish prayers at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Elmer C. Arnold was born Sept. 1, 1922, in Eden Valley to George and Mary (Binsfield) Arnold He worked at Honeywell for 35 years and retired in 1984. He served his country in the United States Army. He lived in Eden Valley nearly all his life. He enjoyed fishing, and was a member of Assumption Catholic Church and Eden Valley American Legion Post 381.
Elmer was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Sidonia Altobell, Frances Utecht, and Josephine McCarney; and brothers Raymond, Leander, Isadore and Gilbert Arnold.
He is survived by his sisters Luella Simon of Mounds View, Adeline DeMorett of Eden Valley, Dorothy (and James) Tintes of Burnesville, and Aurelia Christle of Eden Valley.