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Arnold John Koetzle


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Arnold John Koetzle Obituary
October 23, 1925 - May 30, 2017 Arnold John Koetzle died peacefully in his sleep Monday, May 30th, 2017 at the age of 91. Loving son, husband, father, grandad, brother, and uncle, was a class act, born in Los Angeles on October 23, 1925 to Alfred and Lilyan Koetzle. Arnold and his twin brother Alfred were raised in Los Angeles. The twins were 16 when Pearl Harbor was attacked. They graduated from Dorsey High School, and enlisted in the Army Air Corps and were trained as bombardier gunners. The brothers were ready to ship out to the pacific theater when the war abruptly ended. On April 7, 1952 Arnold married Marjorie Young, had one daughter Lori and one granddaughter Lauren. Arnold worked for 40 years at Caltrans in several departments, the bridge division, right-of-way dept. and the early carpooling program. He retired in 1990. Arnold loved to travel, going to Egypt, Europe, Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, and Tahiti (Moorea and Bora Bora). Arnold is survived by his daughter Lori and granddaughter Lauren; predeceased by his wife Marjorie, brother Alfred, and parents Alfred and Lilyan. The funeral will be held Saturday June 10th at St. Therese in Alhambra. Cabot & Sons, Pasadena
Published in the Los Angeles Times on June 8, 2017
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