Ernest V. Arnold, age 73, of Frazee, MN, unexpectedly passed away on Dec. 24, 2011, peacefully at his home.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 28, 2011, at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee, MN. Interment will be made in Lakeside Cemetery, Frazee, MN in June of 2012.
Ernie was born September 7, 1938, at home in McDonald County, Missouri, to Louis and Dorthy (Krueger) Arnold. Ernie grew up in Arizona, eventually moving to Los Angeles, CA. He worked as a maintenance machinist for several companies in Los Angeles.
He was united in marriage to Darcus St. Aubin on June 29, 1962, in Las Vegas, Nevada. This union was blessed with two sons, Robert and Gerald. The couple made their home in Frazee, MN, in 1974. Ernie gained employment with Snappy Company where he worked until his retirement.
Ernie's passions were Harley-Davidson motor cycles, Chevrolets and classic cars. He loved to go to the "Back to the 50s" at the St. Paul fair grounds and also to travel with his wife and many friends.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Darcus; 2 sons, Robert Louis Arnold of Chaska, MN and Gerald Krueger (Annette) Arnold of Normal, Illinois; 1 grand daughter, Scarlett; 2 great granddaughters; 2 sisters: Bea Bixler (Don Syvertson) of Lake Park, MN and Leona Smith (Gordy Bakken) of Frazee, MN; 1 brother, Henry Arnold of Detroit Lakes; many nieces and nephews; along with many other dearly loved relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and two nephews.