Loren William Arnold
Published on -10/17/2012, 10:02 AM
Loren William Arnold, 71, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at Golden Plains Health Care Center, Hutchinson.
He was born Nov. 7, 1940, to Charles Monroe and Mary Christine Gum Arnold in Great Bend. He graduated in 1959 from Rozel High School and attended Fort Hays State University.
He married Alice Marie Hammerschmidt on Aug. 12, 1963, in Plainville.
He was a dispatcher with a moving company and later went to work for Novus Glass Co., from which he retired.
He was a member of Church of the Holy Cross, Hutchinson.
Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Carol Reitberger and husband, Chuck, Clearwater, Lisa Williams and husband, Darrell, Virginia Beach, Va., Rachel Nelson and husband, Chris, Hutchinson; Suzanne Carpenter and husband, Jason, Shawnee; a brother, Edward Arnold, Dodge City; a sister, Mary Nan Gardiner and husband, Henry, Ashland; 11 grandchildren, Katie and Allison Reitberger, Marcus and Jared Williams, Thomas, Samuel and Brian Nelson, and Tyler, Jack, Lane and Logan Carpenter; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Church of the Holy Cross; burial in Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson.
A parish rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Friends can call from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Reno County or Loren Arnold Endowment Fund at Trinity Catholic High School in care of the mortuary.
Condolences can be left at www.elliottmortuary.com.