Jerry F. Arand

November 28, 1932 - December 6, 2015
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Jerry F. Arand, 83, of Belvidere, IL, passed away Sunday morning, December 6, 2015 at Swedish American Hospital after a short illness. Jerry was born November 28, 1932 in Galena, IL, son of Ernest and Ethel (Bartel) Arand. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Jerry married Shirley Dodson on October 25, 1954 in Orlando, FL. He was employed by Arnold’s Engineering in Marengo, IL. Jerry attended First Baptist Church in Belvidere. He was a member of the VFW and American Legion. Jerry was a huge Chicago Bears fan, liked fishing and enjoyed watching local high school sporting events. He liked to tinker around to stay busy.

Jerry is loved and will be missed by his wife of 61 years, Shirley of Belvidere; children, Douglas (Edna) Arand of Chattanooga, TN, Sheryl (Dave) Rickabaugh of Belvidere, Pamela (Dan) Rickabaugh of Belvidere, and Bradley (Janice) Arand of Belvidere; grandchildren, Matthew, Missy, Meagan, Michaela, Jennifer, Tricia, Erin, Erica, and Danielle; step-grandchildren, Kyle and Ashley; great-grandchildren, Mikaela, Brynn, Reaghan, Ava and Max; siblings, Donna Luckow, Jim (Lavonne) Arand, and Nancy (Darryl) Moss; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, twin brother, Harold and brother, John.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, December 10, 2015 at First Baptist Church, 1255 W. Jackson St, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Dave Love officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-8 P.M., Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at the church. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

 

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

First Baptist Church

Address:

1255 W. Jackson St., Belvidere , IL, 61008

Visitation will be held from 5-8 P.M., Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at the church


Service Information

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015

Time: 11:00 am -

First Baptist Church

Address:

1255 W. Jackson St., Belvidere , IL, 61008

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, December 10, 2015 at First Baptist Church, 1255 W. Jackson St, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Dave Love officiating


Memorial Information

Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date


 

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Born: November 28, 1932
Died: December 6, 2015

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Alicia posted on 12/6/15

I wasn't always able to be near but I LOVE you and will miss you forever grandpa.

 

Alicia posted on 12/6/15

I wasn't always able to be near, but I LOVE you and will miss you forever Grandpa.

 

Karin Ferguson posted on 12/7/15

Thoughts and prayers with you all. Jody and Karin Ferguson

 

Sue Walters Holmes posted on 12/7/15

Dear Shirley and family, I am so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. He was always so much fun to talk to, especially about BHS sports! The Belvidere High School community has lost one of its biggest supporters and fans. He will certainly be missed. Peace and blessings to you all.

 

Jerry & Chris (Sanford) Willhauck posted on 12/7/15

Our deepest sympathy to Shirley & all of the family. I have lots of fond & great memories of our time together at family functions. Love the memories & Love to the Arand family. Prayers of comfort & support are with all of you during this very difficult time.

 

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