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Donald H. Arnett
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1926
Port Huron
St. Clair County
Michigan, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 2008
Port Huron
St. Clair County
Michigan, USA

Donald H. Arnett, 82 of Port Huron, passed away unexpectedly in Port Huron Hospital on Sunday, September 7, 2008. He was born to George and Mary Arnett on July 25, 1926 in Port Huron, attended the Port Huron schools, and graduated from Port Huron High School in 1946.

He joined the U.S. Army and served as an MP in Japan near the end of World War II.

On January 20, 1947, Don married Dorothy Irwin in Port Huron. After the service, Don worked at the Grand Trunk Western Railroad before joining the Port Huron Police Department as a motorcycle policeman. He retired from the P.H.P.D. in 1964 and took a job at St. Mary Catholic Church until retiring in 1990.

Don was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed working in his garden and riding his John Deere tractor. He loved being with his family, and he especially enjoyed going on family vacations.

He is survived by his wife of over 61 years, Dorothy M. Arnett; his daughter, Mary Frances Arnett-Allen and his two grandchildren, Timothy and Courtney Allen, both of Port Huron; his sister, Sylvia (Bud) Krinjob of Mesa, AZ; three sisters-in-law, Katherine Arnett of Port Huron, Norma Arnett of St. Clair Shores, and Helen Garrett of Marysville; and several nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Stanley and Ronald Arnett, and two sisters, Joan Scheland and Dorothy Merchant.

Cremation arrangements were by Smith Family Funeral Home-North, 1525 Hancock St.

A memorial mass and inurnment in the Allied Veterans Columbarium will take place at a later time.

Contributions may be made in Don's memory to St. Mary Catholic Church. 
 
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  Dorothy M. Irwin Arnett (1927 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Allied Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Port Huron
St. Clair County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Colv, Lot 4 Grave 22
 
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Record added: Sep 08, 2008
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Donald H. Arnett
Added by: Sam Lindsay, MSgt, USMC, Retired
 
Donald H. Arnett
Added by: Kim Koper♥Davis♛
 
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Thank you and God bless you for serving during our Nation's time of need (World War II) and being a member of "America's Greatest Generation." Rest in Peace, soldier.
- LTC B, US Army
 Added: Oct. 18, 2010
Day is done....gone the sun...from the hills....from the lake...from the sky....All is well...safely rest....God is nigh...~~~~Go to sleep....peaceful sleep...may the soldier or sailor God keep....on the land or the deep...safe in sleep...~~~~Love, good n...(Read more)
- Thank You Donald H. Arnett Sir!
 Added: Nov. 9, 2009
God bless you on Halloween (early). Rest in Peace.
- Rick
 Added: Oct. 19, 2009
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