Arnold E. Finseth
Apr. 1925 ~ Dec. 2013
Arnold passed away Christmas morning of heart failure and Alzheimer's. He is now absent from the body and present with the Lord.
Born in rural Minnesota to a family of 10 children he joined the Air Force and came to the medical department at Castle Air Force Base. California became a lifelong home. He retired from ConAgra after working for years as office and purchasing manager. He was always busy with retirement jobs. He had a love for driving, long road trips, water and snow skiing, being outdoors and working on projects and repairing or redesigning something to make it work better.
Arnold will be missed by his wife Elizabeth; children Terry (Michele) Finseth; Sheila (Frank) Bruno; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; brothers Dale and Orvis Finseth.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his memory to Christ Community Church 3242 Carver Rd. Modesto, CA 95350. Viewing will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2014 from 12:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. at Allen Mortuary. Funeral will be on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 10:00a.m. at Christ Community Church in Modesto with burial to follow at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery. Please share your memories at
Published in the Modesto Bee on Dec. 29, 2013