John Charles Arends, 64, of Petersburg, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at the Veterans Hospital, Grand Island.
John is survived by his children: Karen (Clarence) Collins of Pasadena, TX; Mike (BreAnn) Arends of Columbus; Chad (Shelle) Arends of Tonopah, AZ; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; mother: Betty Jean Coleman of Petersburg; two sisters: Catherine (Robin) Fletcher of Rock Springs, WY and Darlene “Dolly” (Jim) Kalvelage of Albion; brother: Fred Arends of Columbus; along with several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, father John M. and brother William.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at the Albion Evangelical Free Church with Mathew Kalvelage officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at Petersburg with military rites by American Legion Post 334 of Petersburg and American Legion Riders.
Levander Funeral Home in Albion was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.