Arnold P. Yarhouse, of Evart, passed away Wednesday March 13, 2013 at his home in Hartwick Township. He was 85.

Arnold was born February 5, 1928 in Hartwick Township, Osceola County, Michigan to Frank and Neva May (Witbeck) Yarhouse. He married Barbara Ann Maass March 2, 1948 in Marion. Arnold was a lifelong Evart area resident and had been a dairy farmer his entire life. He was a member of the Michigan Milk Producers Association and attended the Avondale United Methodist Church.

His wife Barbara Yarhouse of Evart, daughter Linda (Gale) Noordhoek of Marion, 3 sons, Steven (Melody) Yarhouse of Evart, Frank (Deb) Yarhouse of Mecosta, and Mark (Diane) Yarhouse of Evart, 10 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and sister-in-law Martha Yarhouse survive him.

Arnold was the last of 7 siblings. His parents, sister Geneva Booher, 5 brothers, Virtue, William, Vernie, Charles, and Earnie preceded him in death.

Funeral services for Arnold Powell Yarhouse are 11:00am Saturday March 16th at the Corey Funeral Home in Evart with Pastor Derek Carpenter officiating. Visitation is 3:00pm to 5:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm Friday March 15th at the funeral home. Internment will be in the Forrest Hill Cemetery in Evart. Memorial contributions may be directed to Mercy Hospice or the American Cancer Society.