CHIPPEWA TWP. — Arnold Lee Church, 85, of Chippewa Township, passed away on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at the home of his daughter near Hersey.
Mr. Church was born on May 5, 1931, in Evart, to Alexander E. and Etta Mae (Crusen) Church. He married Ruth M. Parrish on Nov. 22, 1950, in Big Rapids, and she preceded him in death April 22, 2014. Arnold was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. He retired from GM in 1985 and moved to the Evart area from Davison. Mr. Church was a member of UAW Local No. 599. Arnold enjoyed hunting and tinkering with old tractors.