GETTYSBURG Donald B. Arentz, 78, died Tues., Feb 11, at Gettysburg Hospital. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Baker) Arentz for 13 years. Born April 9, 1935, in Littlestown, he was the son of the late Ivan and Beatrice (Sterner) Arentz. He was owner/operator of D.B. Arentz Paving for 37 years and prior to that was employed with Local 542 Engineers of Harrisburg. Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, James D. Arentz of Savannah, Ga., Douglas J. Mummert of Littlestown, and Brian L. Arentz of Gettysburg; daughter, Carol M. Arentz Jones of Gettysburg; stepchildren, Donna Ault and Joel Mummert, both of Hanover, Kim Curll of Gettysburg, and Lori J. Welch of Emmitsburg, Md.; 25 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ivan "Mike" Arentz of Montana, Dale Arentz of Littlestown; five sisters, Ethel Abbott of Tenn., Mary Jane Small of Hanover, Beatrice Wallen of Tenn., Freda Bortner of Hanover, and Debbie Grove of Littlestown. Donnie was predeceased by daughter, Kay E. Arentz Wagner; three brothers, Leroy, Clair and Vernon "Butch" Arentz; two sisters, Susan Gregg and Erma Topper. Donnie was a member of Christ U.C.C., Littlestown, FOE of Gettysburg and Sportsmen Club of Blue Ridge Summit. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Funeral service is Saturday, Feb 15 at 11:30 a.m. at his church with the Rev. Craig Arentz and Pastor Garry Sheaffer officiating. Viewing is Friday 4 to 8 p.m. at the church. Interment is in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Donnie's name may be made to Christ U.C.C., 131 Christ Church Road, Littlestown, PA 17340. Online condolences may be shared on www.littlesfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on Feb. 12, 2014