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ARENDS, Grant 1914-2004

ARENDS, HOOK, HANDSHAKER, PERIGO, NOAH, BIRD, CESSNA, ARMSTRONG

Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 3/26/2013 at 18:53:22

Grant Arends, 89, of Cedar Falls died at home on Sunday, February 29, 2004.

He was born October 25, 1914 near Parkersburg, Grundy County, Iowa, the son of Peter and Grace (Hook) Arends. Grant married Lucille Handshaker on December 20, 1944 in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

He served with the U.S. Army during WW II and was Sales Manager at Tate Cadillac-Olds-Honda in Waterloo, Iowa, retiring in 1982. Grant was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Cedar Falls and the American Legion Post 237 in Cedar Falls.

He is survived by his wife, Lucille, of Cedar Falls; two daughters, Lennette (Mike) Perigo of Cedar Falls and Cynthia (Rick) Noah of Charles City, Iowa; four granddaughters, Breanna Hennessy, Noelle, Erica and Kelsey Noah, and two sisters, Irene Bird of Waterloo and Ruth Cessna of Rockford, Illinois.

Grant was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Merle Arends and one sister, Violet Armstrong.

Memorial services were 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 4, 2004, at First Presbyterian Church with private inurnment at Fairview Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. Memorials may be directed to the church or Cedar Valley Hospice.

[Source: Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home]


 

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