|Birth: ||Nov. 9, 1927|
|Death: ||Dec. 10, 1999|
MELVERN --- Orville Arb, 72, Melvern, died Friday, Dec. 10, 1999, at an Emporia hospital.
Mr. Arb farmed in the Melvern area his entire life. He also had worked for Lee Buetel Construction Co. in Topeka from 1972 to 1995.
He was born Nov. 9, 1927, near Lyndon, the son of Earl and Mary Ardene Elliott Arb.
Mr. Arb was a member of the Kansas Building Trades Union for 30 years.
He married Pauline Arb on Feb. 20, 1993, in Melvern. She survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Pamela Gillard, Melvern; three sons, Tom Arb, Jerry Arb and Steven Arb, all of Melvern; a stepdaughter, Deanna Heilmann, Topeka; a stepson, Rick Arb, Melvern; four brothers, Howard Arb, Dale Arb and Eldon Arb, all of Melvern, and Donald Arb, Coppell, Texas; six sisters, Delores Ambrose, Wilma Ambrose and Bernice Hobert, all of Wichita, Barbara Ernzen, Easton, Shirley Twombley, St. Joseph, Mo., and Norma Patterson, Melvern; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Melvern.
Burial will be in the Melvern Cemetery.
Relatives and friends will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Melvern United Methodist Church, Melvern Church of God or to the Leukemia Foundation and sent in care of Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home in Lebo.
Earl Edwin Arb (1902 - 1990)
Mary Ardine Elliott Arb (1904 - 1967)
Pauline Mason Arb (1929 - 2015)*
Lois Jean Kramer Arb (1928 - 1987)*
Earl Dean Arb (1926 - 1985)*
Orville Eugene Arb (1927 - 1999)
Merle Eldon Arb (1928 - 2009)*
Donald Duane Arb (1936 - 2014)*
Larry J. Arb (1939 - 1968)*
Warren Austin Arb (1940 - 1987)*
Created by: Dale Bernhardt
Record added: Sep 06, 2009
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