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Friday, March 16th, 2012
Virgil C. Arkenberg, 90, formerly of Fort Loramie, died at 9:16 a.m. March 15, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster.
He was born Oct. 24, 1921, in Fort Loramie, to Ferdinand and Mary Frances Echemann Arkenberg. On Jan. 28, 1967, he married Norma Winner Luttmer, who died Aug. 8, 2002.
Surviving are two children, Linda (Ray) Fiessinger, Fort Loramie, and William (Jill) Luttmer, Minster; two sisters, Beatrice Seamen, Englewood, and Marietta Ritz, Lockport, N.Y.; a brother, Ben (Theresa) Arkenberg, Fort Loramie; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He retired from the former Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company plant in St. Marys and served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Fort Loramie, and Fort Loramie American Legion Post 355.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday and 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions may be made to the Heritage Manor Activity Fund.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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