Herbert G. Arenz

Herbert G. Arenz

92, Fishers, Indiana, died on April 17, 2014. He was born in Wason Flats, Montana on April 6, 1922. He graduated from Aquinas High School, La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1939. His Army career extended from October 1942 until his retirement from the Reserve Program in 1982 and included active duty during World War II and then the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Katherine (Gorman) Arenz; daughter, Mary Beth Arenz (Gwynn Tucker); son, John J. Arenz; and three grandchildren, Katerina and James A. Tucker and Julia Ann Arenz. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Madge Arenz; brother, Donald; and sister, Ann Frank.

He was a longtime member of the Elks Club, the American Legion, the Hellcat Association (12th Armored Division) and Prime Life of Carmel. He did volunteer work at Gunderson Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, WI, and St. Vincent Hospital in Carmel, IN.

Funeral services will be held at Holy Spirit Parish at Geist Catholic Church, 10350 Glaser Way, Fishers, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 24th. Interment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery. Family requests donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Special thanks to the Nursing Staff at Hamilton Trace Assisted Living.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Apr. 21, 2014