Age 85, of Pembine, died Friday December 4, 2020,at Rennes-West in Peshtigo. He was born in Beecher, WI on May 23, 1935; son of the late Thomas and Selma (Groy) Barker. Arnold married the former Violet Weckerle on November 23, 1993. After High School Arnold made a career from working in the woods as a logger. He enjoyed golfing, nature and gardening; he received his green thumb from his mother Selma. He lived life to the fullest and had a quiet loving demeanor for his grandchildren and great grandchildren, never spoken but always there.
Arnold is survived by his wife, Violet; four children: Robin (Jeff) Overman, Roslynn (Eric) Anderson, Rhonda Barker and Scott (girlfriend, Jacki) Barker; 14 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; two sisters: Joan (Rod) Wickman and Bernice Bruhnke; special nephew, Fred (Carol) Smeester; and his four legged buddy Australian Shepherd, Shep. He was preceded in death by his son, Stuart; grandson, Zachary; four sisters; and two brothers.
A Visitation will be held Thursday December 10, 2020, at Roubal Funeral Home from 11am until the time of Arnold’s funeral at 12p.m. The Rev. Gene Wickman is officiating. Burial will be in the Pembine Cemetery. Due to Covid-19 the family respectfully asks anyone in attendance please wear masks and practice social distancing.
Thank you for the 30 years of laughs. Love Puff
Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee is assisting Arnold’s family.