Karl "Arnie" Almcrantz

Passed away April 4th, 2013 in Cottage Hospital. He was born August 7, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois. He and his family moved to California in 1968. Arnie worked for the post office for 37 1/2 years and was a volunteer fireman for the Norwood Park Township, Illinois for 10 years. He was a Red Cross instructor and a Sgt. First Class for the Illinois National Guard. He was a volunteer policeman for the Lompoc Police Department for 10 years. He is a member of the Lompoc Host Lions and the Lompoc Elks. He is also a member of the International Order of Good Templars. He is survived by his wife, Florence and son Paul (Jonnie) and grand- son Steven, and son David (Norma) and grand- daughters Kimberly and Karen. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 14th at 2 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 6595 Covingtion Way, Goleta. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Lutheran Church Scholarship Fund.

Published in The Santa Barbara News-Press Online Edition from Apr. 11 to Apr. 15, 2013