SCOTCH GROVE, IOWA
Arnold L. “Arnie” Allamand, 73, of Scotch Grove, Iowa, passed away March 8, 2021 at Mercy Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 12, 2021 at St. Patrick in Anamosa, Iowa with Rev. Nick March officiating. Military honors will follow mass accorded by American Legion Post # 13. Masks and social distancing will be required.
If you’re not feeling well or are unable to attend, Funeral Mass will be live on Kramer Funeral Home Facebook Page and will be available to view any time after Friday.
Arnold was born September 24, 1947 in Anamosa, Iowa the son of Lawrence and Erma (Joslin) Allamand. He married Mary Bonert on February 8, 1969, at St. Paul Catholic Church, Worthington, Iowa.
After graduating from Anamosa High School, Arnie served in the US Army from 1966-1968 in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Monticello American Legion Post #260 and Anamosa American Legion Post #13. Arnie worked many years in construction until his retirement. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. Arnie loved his time with family, especially his granddaughter, Madison.
Arnold is survived by his wife Mary; daughter, Kathy (Jim) Wilgenbusch of Peosta; granddaughter, Madison Wilgenbusch; sister, Roma Joslin of Palmer, Alaska; and in-laws: Patty Bonert of Farley, Ron (Gail) Bonert of Dyersville, Steve (Jane) Bonert of Hopkinton, Denise Allamand of Marion.
He is preceded in death by his son Mark; his parents; parents-in-law, Leo and Rita Bonert; sisters Pamela, Polly VandenBerg, Mary Husmann, Donna Peterman; brothers Lenny, Everett, Larry; and in-laws Betty and Frosty Smith, Carl Bonert, Jerome Bonert; and a nephew, Corey Bonert.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to American Cancer Society.
Arnie’s family would like to thank the staff of Above & Beyond for the care and support they gave to him.
Information available at www.kramerfuneral.com. Cards may be sent to the family in care of Kramer Funeral Home, 700 E Oak St PO Box 791, Monticello, Iowa, 52310.