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Ray L. Arrowood, age 84 of Clintonville, formerly of the Township of Pella, passed away early Saturday morning, June 15, 2019 at Aster Assisted Living, Clintonville.
Ray Louis Arrowood was born October 9, 1934 near Polar, WI to the late Theodore R. & Pearl L. (Lambert) Arrowood. He attended school there and later enlisted in the United States Marine Corp. in 1953. Ray served his country during the Korean War while stationed in Japan with the Military Police and earned the National Defense Service, Korean Service, United Nations Service, & Good Conduct Medals. After his honorable discharge from the Marines, Ray started dairy farming in the Town of Pella; he also worked as a welder for the F.W.D., Clintonville. Ray was united in marriage to Maebelle Robinson in Antigo, WI on July 6, 1957; the couple raised a family together, but were later divorced. He loved riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and was a member of Connie’s 74 Riders for many years. Ray also enjoyed deer hunting, gardening, country-western & polka music, as well as the dancing that went along with it. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandson.
Ray is survived by his very special friend: Nancy Laude
Daughter: Shawn (Dick) Kabble, Bear Creek
Sons: Clint Arrowood, Green Bay; Clark Arrowood, Bear Creek; Curt Arrowood, Clintonville; & Todd (Lori) Arrowood, Fremont
5 Grandchildren & 1 Great-grandson
3 Sisters & 3 Brothers
Ray was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister, & 1 brother.
Funeral services will be held 11 AM, Monday, June 24, 2019 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Town of Pella, with the Rev. Timothy Lofgren officiating. Military honor rites will be conducted at the church by the William Bertram American Legion Post #198 of Marion. Interment will take place at River Bank Cemetery, Town of Pella.
Friends may call on Monday at the church from 9 AM until the time of the service.
The family would like to thank Aster Assisted Living for their caring staff; they made dad feel special.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville is assisting the family.
An online guestbook is available at eberhardtstevenson.com.