Donald E. Arndt, of Lombard, died December 16, at Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn.
Visitation will be held Thursday, December 19, from 3 to 9 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Funeral service will be held Friday, December 20, lying-in-state from 9:30 AM until time of service at 10 AM at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln, Lombard, Illinois 60148. Interment will be held at Chapel Hill Gardens West, OakBrook Terrace, Illinois.
Mr. Arndt is survived by his wife, Jean A. nee Baumann; his children, William of Downers Grove, Donna (Kyle) Sandersfeld of Waterloo, Illinois, and David Arndt of West Chicago; his grandchildren, Becky of St. Louis, Andrew (Katie) of St. Louis, Tim of West Chicago, Aaron of Waterloo, Illinois; his sister, Vivian (Jim) Chaplin of Florida; uncle of many.
Mr. Arndt was in the US Army and US Army Reserve. He graduated from Proviso East High School in 1957 and has lived in Lombard since 1974. Mr. Arndt was an active member of St. John Ev. Lutheran Church where he was a Trustee and an Usher. He was a retired Tool and Die Maker. Mr. Arndt was a graduate of the Lombard Police Academy. He was a member of the DuPage Sheriff Police Association Community Emergency Response Team. After his retirement, Mr. Arndt worked at Glenbard East High School as a security guard.
Memorials to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800,Chicago, IL 60631, or St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln, Lombard, Illinois 60148, appreciated.
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