James Anthony Arndt, 90, of St. George, Utah, passed away peacefully with loving family by his side on April 23, 2018. Jim formerly lived in Texarkana, TX and Fairfield, IA before relocating to Utah to live with his daughter two years ago.
Born February 8, 1928 in Brighton, Iowa, Jim was one of six children born to Anthony Joseph and Mary Genevieve (Millane) Arndt. He graduated from Fairfield High School in 1945, went two years to St. Ambrose College in Davenport, IA, and graduated with a B.S. in Engineering from Iowa State University, Ames, IA in 1950. Drafted into the US Army in 1950, Jim achieved the rank of Recon Sgt. of the 115th Engineering Combat Group. After the Army he was employed as an industrial engineer in Fairfield IA. and Texarkana TX. Jim was married to Agnes Teresa McInerney of Ottumwa, IA in 1953, and they settled in the Fairfield IA area, raising 6 children.
We request no flowers or donations. Please simply take some time this week to remember and celebrate Dad with your family and friends.
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