|Birth: ||Jul. 15, 1923|
|Death: ||Apr. 16, 2011|
Source: Washington Missourian, Washington, Franklin Co, Missouri, 27 Apr 2010
Raymond August Arand, 87, Union, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2011, at his home.
Mr. Arand was born July 15, 1923, in Washington, the son of the late Christopher Arand and wife Rose, nee Dieckmann.
He received his education in Union and graduated in 1941 from Union High School. Mr. Arand served his country in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946 and obtained the rank of captain. He received several honors including four Bronze Stars, a Bronze Star Medal and a Purple Heart. He was united in marriage to Juanita Jones in August 1946 at Immaculate Conception Church, Union. They made their home in Union and eight children were born to this marriage. Mr. Arand had been employed in banking. He started at Citizens Bank, Gerald, from 1941 through 1943. After returning from the war, Mr. Arand joined United Bank of Union in 1947. He obtained the title of bank president in 1978 until his retirement in 1993. He currently was serving on the bank board. Mr. Arand was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, the Knights of Columbus and was a fourth-degree Knight, Rotary Club, Lions Club, American Legion Post 297 and the Moose. He served on the Union R-XI Foundation and was treasurer of the Union R-XI School District for several decades. He served on the East Central College Board of Trustees and Union Jaycees. Mr. Arand was the first recipient of the Union Distinguished Service Award for his many service endeavors. He was preceded in death by his parents, Christopher and Rose Arand; one daughter, Monica Eberhart on Oct. 2, 2010; and one brother, Christopher Arand. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Arand, Union; five sons, Greg Arand and wife Debbie, Kevin Arand and wife Ruthie, David Arand and wife Dinah and Paul Arand and wife Jo, all of Union, and Chris Arand and wife Laura, Washington; two daughters, Maureen Jett and husband James, Denver, Colo., and Corliss Panis and husband Ron, Kansas City; 26 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barb Jeffs and husband Bob and Angela Peirick, all of Union; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends. A funeral Mass was held Wednesday, April 20, at Immaculate Conception Church, Union, with Monsignor Matthew Mitas officiating. Interment with full military honors was in the church cemetery followed. Memorials to Union R-XI Foundation or Immaculate Conception Parish are preferred. To send condolences to the family, visit www.oltmannfuneralhome.com. The family was served by Oltmann Funeral Home, Union.
Christopher Joseph Arand (1892 - 1980)
Rose M. Diekmann Arand (1899 - 1992)
Monica Sue Arand Eberhart (1947 - 2010)*
Raymond August Arand (1923 - 2011)
Christopher William Arand (1933 - 1992)*
Immaculate Conception Cemetery
Created by: Rob Gomoluh
Record added: Apr 29, 2011
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