Archbold, OH

Esther L. Arnos

Esther L. Arnos, 84, of rural Stryker, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 9, 2008 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon.

Mrs. Arnos was born in Henry County, Ohio on Oct. 6, 1923, the daughter of the late Ferdinand and the late Pauline (Tilse) Schumacher. On Dec. 1, 1946 she married Paul Arnos, and he survives.

Together, they were blessed with two children and lived a busy, productive life on the family farm in Ridgeville Corners. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, corner of US 6 and State Route 66, Stryker.

Surviving besides her husband, Paul, is one son, David (Karen) Arnos of Stryker; one daughter, Marilyn (Peter) Heintz of Orland Park, Ill.; three grandsons, Michael (Elizabeth) Arnos of Oxford, Matthew (Hannah) Arnos of Napoleon, Christopher (Lauren) Arnos of Cincinnati; two brothers in-law, John (Doris) Arnos of Ridgeville Corners and Elmer (Margaret) Arnos of Defiance.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 12, 2008 at St. John Lutheran Church, with Pastor Lanny Zup, officiating. Interment followed in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery.

The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the St. John Lutheran Church Expansion Fund or The Lutheran Hour. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.

Grisier Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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