Phillip Arnold of Eden Valley died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins. He was 84.
Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley with the Rev. Jerome Naduvathaniyil, O.S.B. officiating. Friends and relatives called from 4-8 p.m. Monday evening at the Williams Dingmann Funeral Home in
Eden Valley, and also one hour prior to services at the church Tuesday. The Eden Valley American Legion Post #381 prayed at 5:30 p.m., followed by parish prayers at 6 p.m. at the funeral home in Eden Valley. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Phillip H. Arnold was born Oct. 30, 1928, in Eden Valley to Martin and Helena (Hueser) Arnold. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean conflict. Phillip worked as a printer. He was a member of Assumption Catholic in Eden Valley and the Eden Valley American Legion Post #381. Phillip loved playing cards, always had a good joke to tell and was an uncle to 76 nieces and nephews.
Phillip was preceded in death by his parents; siblings Isabelle Johnson, Henry Arnold, Teresa Binsfeld, Albert Arnold, Rumboldt Arnold, Marcus Arnold, Laura Loch, Florbert Arnold, Cecelia Colbert, Genevieve Lies, Elmo Arnold, Richard Arnold, and Marcella Weber.
He is survived by his sister Helen Stanke of Fridley and many nieces and nephews.