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Obituaries > ARNOLD, HERBERT W.

Herbert W. Arnold, 70, of 7106 Tall Cedars Lane, Ferndale, died Monday, May 9, 1994, at his home. At his request no services will be held. Born Feb. 6, 1924, to Herbert I. and Mary Ellen Balley Arnold in Marion, Ohio, he attended high school in Caledonia, Ohio. Mr. Arnold served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the South Pacific during World War II. He married Kathleen Flaherty April 1, 1945, in Silverdale. Mr. Arnold was a sales representative in the lumber and building supply industry and retired after working in the Grays Harbor area. He was a past member of the American Legion and a member and past exulted ruler of Elks Lodge No. 1082 in Hoquiam. Mr. Arnold served on the Washington Elks Therapy Program, was a member of the AARP and a past member of the Marine Corps League. He enjoyed recreational vehicle traveling, golfing and fishing. Survivors include his wife of the family home; daughters Reenie Loreen, Christine Arnold and Patricia Hoffman, all of Bellingham; sons Herbert R. Arnold of Bellingham and Timothy Arnold of Foothill Ranch, Calif.; sister Mildred Underwood of Caledonia, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Washington Elks Therapy Program or to the Hospice of Whatcom County. Arrangements are by Moles Funeral Home and Cremation Service.