Arnold Nicholas Juenger, Sr., 85, of Lenzburg, IL; born June 18, 1928 in Fayetteville Township; passed away on Friday, August 2, 2013 at his home.
Mr. Juenger worked as a farmhand on local farms and as a foundry worker for General Magnesium in Belleville. He was an inspector with General Motors and was put on disability in 1982. He was a member of the United Auto Workers. Arnold was an avid St. Louis Cardnial’s fan. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Arnold was preceded in death by his parents Louis and Johanna, nee Erb, Juenger. 4 brothers – Paul Juenger; Louis Juenger; Allen Juenger; Warren Juenger. 5 sisters – Meta Kirchhoefer; Leona Koch; Sylvia Weilmuenster; Hannah Ahlers; Lillian Helbig.
He is survived by his wife Bertha, nee Helbig, Juenger whom he married on September 24, 1949 at Holy Ghost United Church of Christ in Darmstadt, IL. 1 daughter – Linda (Pete) Davidson of Moline, IL. 1 son – Arnold (Angie) Juenger Jr. of Orion, IL. 4 grandchildren – Amy (Aaron) Kayser; Rebekah (Erick) Ewaskowitz; Sarah (Nicholas) Eisenmenger; Elizabeth (Johnny) Russler. 5 great-grandchildren – Eli Kayser; Abi Kayser; Noah Ewaskowitz; William Ewaskowitz; Miles Ewaskowitz. 1 brother – Albert (Vera) Juenger of Smithton, IL. 1 sister-in-law – Ruth Juenger of Lenzburg, IL. Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Holy Ghost United Church of Christ in Darmstadt, IL
Visitation: Friends may call at Holy Ghost United Church of Christ in Darmstadt, IL on Monday, August 5, 2013 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm and on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 from 11:00am to 12:00noon.
Funeral: Services will be held at Holy Ghost United Church of Christ in Darmstadt, IL on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 12:00 noon with Rev. Nancy Shubert officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held in Darmstadt Memorial Cemetery in Darmstadt, IL.