William “Bill” ArnoldWilliam “Bill” Arnold, 83, of Lake Nebagamon died Sunday, May 22, 2011.
William “Bill” Arnold, 83, of Lake Nebagamon died Sunday, May 22, 2011, in Essentia Health Hospice Care, Duluth.
He was born Sept. 3, 1927, in Lake Nebagamon, to Delbert and Florence (Skare) Arnold.
Bill served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was employed as the Lake Nebagamon Postmaster for the United States Post Office for more than 34 years.
He was a member of the Lake Nebagamon Presbyterian Church and he served on the Lake Nebagamon Village Board for the Sewer Commission and Zoning Committee. He was a member of the Hawthorne Trap and Gun Club, the Norwood and Botten Golf Clubs and he also called bingo for the Lake Nebagamon Senior Citizens every Friday in the auditorium. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, gardening and snowmobiling.
Bill is survived by three stepchildren, Robert (Nance) Beauto, Largo, Fla., Dianne (Mike) Dufour, Lake Nebagamon and Wanda Wieck, Pinconning, Mich.; two half-sisters, Peggy (Denny) Smith, Solon Springs, and Mary (Bruce) Cramer, Pleasant Prairie; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and his longtime canine companion and best friend, Tuffy, and also his family at Country Companions.
He is preceded in death by his wife Marian, his parents and a brother Bob Arnold.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 26 in Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home. Visitation will continue at 10 a.m. Friday, May 27 until the 11 a.m. funeral service in Lake Nebagamon Presbyterian Church with Pastor Richard Blood officiating.
Interment will be in Lake Nebagamon Cemetery.
Pallbearers for the service will be his grandchildren, Bob Beauto, Jon Beauto, Roland Beauto, Brad Beauto, Tamara Dufour and Tim Beauto.
Send a condolence or sign the online guest book at www.lenroot-maetzold.com.