|Birth: ||Mar. 24, 1956|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 2007|
Kenneth Mark "Leap" Arington, 50, of Muscatine, Iowa, died Saturday, March 10, 2007 at his home in Muscatine. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mathias Catholic Church. Father Jason Crossen will officiate. Casketbearers will be Jerry Stokes, Chuck Walker, Bob Mussig, Andy Atkins, Dave Dierickx, Jeff Crumel, Roger Conklin and Bob Dierickx. Honorary casketbearer will be Marty Wilkens. Burial will be in Columbus City Cemetery. Following the services a time of food and fellowship will be held at Gannon Hall. Visitation for Leap will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2007 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with the family present from 5:00 to 7:00 at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Iowa City Hospice in memory of Leap. Sympathy notes may be left for the Arington family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.
Leap was born on April 24, 1956 in Muscatine, Iowa the son of Kenneth and Marie (Prado) Arington. He was employed at Bandag for 25-years and most recently at Menasha as a forklift driver. Leap was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and everything to do with the outdoors, especially spending time at the cabin on the Cedar River.
Leap will be deeply missed by his mother, Marie; one daughter, Jennifer Sanderman and her husband, Anthony of Des Moines; three grandchildren; two sisters, Anita Wingerter and her husband, Bernard of Keokuk and Susan Cowles of Muscatine; one nephew; seven nieces; several great nieces and nephews and his best friend, Vinnie and his wife, Renee of Nichols who cared for Leap during the last months of his life.
He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Gayla Taylor.
courtesy of Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services
Kenneth M. Arington (1923 - 1988)
Marie Inasita Prado Arington (1924 - 2008)
Columbus City Cemetery
Maintained by: Nancy Burr
Originally Created by: Debbie Walus
Record added: Mar 12, 2007
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