Melvin Joseph Arndorfer

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Melvin Joseph Arndorfer

  • Birth 10 Jun 1929 Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 16 Aug 2013 Wesley, Kossuth County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 115645073

Melvin Arndorfer, age 84, of Wesley, Iowa died on Friday, August 16, 2013 at his home. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Wednesday at St. Benedict Catholic Church in St. Benedict, with Rev. Peter Nguyen officiating. Burial will be in St. Benedict Catholic Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the VFW Post #2541 and the Hagg-Turner American Legion Post #90 of Algona. Visitation will be 4:30 – 7:30 PM Tuesday at the church with a 5:00 PM Rosary and a 7:00 PM Scripture Service.

Melvin Joseph Arndorfer, the son of George Arndorfer and Louise (Nepple) Arndorfer, was born on June 10, 1929 in Algona, Iowa. On May 2, 1959 he was united in marriage with Ida Mae Kutschara at St. Benedict Catholic Church. Melvin served in the U.S. Army from 1955-56 in Germany. He worked at Britt Implement for 2 years and then farmed near St. Benedict. He was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, had served as Vice President for Kossuth County ARC, and also served as a committee person for Prairie Township. Melvin also helped with Exceptional Opportunities and St. Benedict projects. He enjoyed fixing and repairing tricycles and bicycles, collecting toy tractors, gardening, helping neighbors with farming after his retirement, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Left to cherish Melvin's memory is his wife of 54 years, Ida Mae; his children, Lori Potter of Dubuque, Kevin Arndorfer and his wife Maria of Algona, and Ann Marie Arndorfer of Burt; seven grandchildren; and two sisters, Ethel Kohlhaas of LuVerne and Rosalyn Fangman and her husband John of Britt. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Loren Arndorfer; and a sister, Roberta Welter.


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  • Created by: Mike Woltz
  • Added: 17 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115645073
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melvin Joseph Arndorfer (10 Jun 1929–16 Aug 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115645073, citing Saint Benedict Catholic Cemetery, Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Mike Woltz (contributor 46976598) .