In Memory of Jerry Arbegast



Jerry Arbegast
Jerry Arbegast
Born: June 1, 1954
Died: February 24, 2019
Age: 64
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Jerry Arbegast
June 1, 1954 - February 24, 2019
From: Arthur, IA

Jerry Arbegast, age 64, of Arthur, Iowa passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2019.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 4, 2019, at the St. Martin’s Catholic Church of Odebolt, Iowa. Committal Services will follow in the St. Martin’s Catholic Cemetery of Odebolt, Iowa. A Visitation will be held 4:00 p.m. from 7:00 p.m., with a Rosary at 4:00 p.m. and a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, March 3, 2019, at the St. Martin’s Catholic Church of Odebolt, Iowa. The Christensen -Van Houten Funeral Home of Odebolt, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online at www.christensenvanhouten.com

Jerry Lee Arbegast, one of 14 children born to Stanley and Alvera (Lansink) Arbegast, was born on June 1, 1954, in Ida Grove, IA. He grew up in Arthur and graduated from Odebolt-Arthur High School with the class of 1972.

On March 9, 1974, Jerry married the love of his life Angela Marie Ehrig and the couple were blessed with four children Jennifer, Joey, Jared and Janene.

Jerry was employed in the past by Midwest Industries, Neville Trucking and the Arthur Elevator, before starting his own trucking business Jerry Arbegast Trucking.

A devoted husband, father and grandfather, Jerry loved the simple things in life and treasured his moments spent with family and friends. He enjoyed visiting, spoiling the grandkids and tinkering in his shop.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 44 years, Angie Arbegast of Arthur, IA; children Jennifer (Kelly) Greaves of Thornton, CO, Joey (Angie) Arbegast of Lake View, IA, Jared (Jeana) Arbegast of Sheffield, IA, and Janene Arbegast of Arthur, IA; grandchildren Liam Greaves; Amber, Rheanna, Dawsyn, Caden and Ashlyn Arbegast; Jacquelyn, Jarel, Raegan, and Rafe Arbegast; and Keenan Hakanson; siblings Gene Arbegast of CA, Marie (Darrell) Cook of TN, Joyce Flink of Odebolt, IA, Neil Arbegast of Ida Grove, IA, Mary Lou Redenius of Arthur, IA, Kay Johnston of FL, Jim Arbegast of Erie, CO, Paul Arbegast of Arthur, IA, Judy Hein of Morris, MN, Linda (Mark) Ashenback of TN, LaRae (Tre) Madison of Port Orchard, WA, and Brian (Julie) Arbegast of Minot, ND; mother-in-law Catherine Ehrig of Ida Grove, IA; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Jerry was preceded in death by parents Stanley and Alvera Arbegast; maternal and paternal grandparents; father-in-law Leo Ehrig; brother Jodie Arbegast; brothers-in-law George Ehrig, John Ehrig, Keith Flink, and Mike Hein.

 

SERVICES

10:30 a.m., Monday
March 4, 2019
St. Martin's Catholic Church
Odebolt, Iowa

OFFICIATING

Father Joe Dillinger

Father Richard D. Ball

CASKET BEARERS

Jarel Arbegast
Dawsyn Arbegast
Ross Hoegh
Terry Oxendale
Stan Mortensen
Jeff Clark

Honorary Pallbearers
Amber Arbegast
Rheanna Arbegast

VISITATION

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 3, 2019
St. Martin's Catholic Church
Odebolt, Iowa

Rosary 4:00 p.m.

Vigil Service 7:00 p.m.

INTERMENT

St. Martin's Catholic Cemetery
Odebolt, Iowa


Condolences


Monday, March 4, 2019 at 12:49 PM
“Angie We are sorry to hear of Jerrys' Passing, Kenny worked with Jerry at Midwest when Jerry worked there. He always liked working with him .May God have Mercy on his soul and enter him into his King of Heaven .Anne & Kenny Thornhill”
- Ken& AnnThornhill
Monday, March 4, 2019 at 8:47 AM
“So sorry to hear of his passing.
he came to AGP on occasion.
Always enjoyed seeing him
Thoughts and Prayers with you all.”
- Melissa Flint
Monday, March 4, 2019 at 8:47 AM
“Your loved one will never be forgotten for he is just away. The memories will live forever in your hearts. Was planning on going to the wake,but thought it was to cold. Sorry to here about Jerry
we send our sympathy to you and the whole family. Tom & Rita”
- Tom & Rita Rake
Friday, March 1, 2019 at 9:38 AM
“We can not express how saddened we are for you and your family. Have so many great memories. Jerry was a great guy and will be forever remembered by all. ”
- Micki and John Fischer
Friday, March 1, 2019 at 9:38 AM
“So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Angie, and all the family.”
- Bob and Cathy Maynard
Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 10:18 AM
“I am so very sorry for your loss! He was a great man!”
- James Henkelman
Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 10:18 AM
“Praying that our Lord will wrap all of you in His loving arms and give you comfort and peace.
- Linda Foy
Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 10:18 AM
“So very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to all of you. We are praying for comfort. ”
- Sue Birocci
Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 10:18 AM
“We were shocked to hear about Jerry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Angie, Janene, and family. We are thinking about you. God must have needed a great guy/helper! Take care. ”
- Kim/Sheila Zobel
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:04 PM
“So sorry to you all Arbegast Family... My sympathy is with you... Hugs!! ”
- Bobbi Harmelink
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 9:40 AM
“So sorry for your loss of your husband, dad,brother and friend! May memories bring comfort to you in this sad time!”
- Kathy (Korneisel) Thies
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 9:40 AM
“I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family.”
- Megan Ackerman
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 9:40 AM
“My heart is breaking for you all. Jerry was such a wonderful guy and he will be dearly missed. My thoughts and prayers have been with you since I heard of his passing and will continue for you during this difficult time. Hugs!”
- Melissa Pierce
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