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Rudolph Edward Arens
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1917
Bow Valley
Cedar County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 2013
Yankton County
South Dakota, USA

Rudolph Edward Arens
June 20,1917-April 13,2013

Rudolph Edward Arens, age 95 of Bow Valley, Nebraska, died on April 13, 2013 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, SD. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10:30 am at Holy Family (Sts Peter and Paul) Catholic Church in Bow Valley with Father Eric Olsen officiating. Burial will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Bow Valley.Pallbearers will be Doug Arens, Michael Schulte, Nathan Schulte, Austin Arens, Gerard Arens and Edward Arens.Rudy was born on June 20, 1917 at Bow Valley to Edward and Ida (Schulte) Arens. He grew up in the Bow Valley area and attended District 108 Brookside Country School. Rudy married Ella T. Kruse on January 21, 1941 at Bow Valley. After their marriage they farmed 3 miles east of Fordyce. Rudy loved being with his family, particularly with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and trapping. He was devoted to his farm and his livestock. Rudy had been a resident of Park View Haven Nursing Home in Coleridge since October of 2008. He was a lifetime member of the Holy Family (Sts. Peter & Paul) Catholic Church.
Rudy is survived by a son and his wife, LeRoy and Almeda Arens of Fordyce; 2 grand children, Michelle and Michael Schulte of Yankton; Doug and Jerrie Arens of Hartington; 4 great grandchildren, Wendy Jensen and her husband, Justin, of Sioux Falls, SD; Nathan Schulte of Brookings, SD; , Kelsey Arens and Austin Arens both of Hartington; one great great granddaughter, Ella Marie Jensen, a brother, Roman and Arlene Arens of Bow Valley; 2 sisters, Loretta Pick and Isabelle Kramer both of Hartington.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Ella on October 4, 2005 at the age of 89, a great grandson, Craig Schulte, a brother, Clarence J. Arens, 6 sisters, Pauline Lammers, Hildegard Lammers, Sylvia Hochstein, Mildred Kramer, Rosella Kramer and Marie Kube.

Yankton Press & Dakotan April 15, 2013

Family links: 
  Edward John Arens (1885 - 1956)
  Ida Louise Schulte Arens (1884 - 1984)
  Ella Thekla Kruse Arens (1915 - 2005)
  Pauline Teresa Arens Lammers (1910 - 1994)*
  Hildegarde Theresa Arens Lammers (1912 - 2004)*
  Sylvia Rose Arens Hochstein (1913 - 2011)*
  Loretta Arens Pick (1915 - 2015)*
  Rudolph Edward Arens (1917 - 2013)*
  Rudolph Edward Arens (1917 - 2013)
  Clarence John Arens (1919 - 2005)*
  Mildred Mathilda Arens Kramer (1921 - 2006)*
  Rosella Josephine Arens Kramer (1921 - 2009)*
  Laura Isabelle Arens Kramer (1923 - 2015)*
  Marie Irene Arens Kube (1926 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Peter and Paul Cemetery
Bow Valley
Cedar County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: David Goltry
Record added: Apr 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89215054
Rudolph Edward Arens
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- David Goltry
 Added: Apr. 16, 2013

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