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Michael G Arn

October 2, 1953 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 68)


Michael G. Arn, 68, of Van Wert passed away at 1:52 p.m., Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Van Wert Manor Nursing Home.

He was born on October 2, 1953, in Van Wert the son of the late Walter H. and Marjorie Ruth (Blush) Arn. On April 4, 1998, he married the former Sherri McCracken who survives.

Other family members include his two sons, Jason (Amanda) Arn of Portland, Indiana and Greg Arn of Convoy; two step sons, Philip (Kellie) Zinsmaster of Toledo and Bryan (Christina Le) Zinsmaster of Fort Wayne; two grandchildren, Katie (Danny) Porter and Kyler (Amari) Witt of Indiana; two great grandchildren, Eli and Cason; and six brothers and sisters, Jeffrey (Sue) Arn of Van Wert, Nancy (Paul) England of Springfield, Ohio, Carl (Cheryle) Arn of Van Wert, Marcia (Dale) Laukhuf of Lima, Jo (Brad) Green of Easley, South Carolina, and Rex (Patti) Arn of Van Wert.

Mike retired from Eaton (Aeroquip) Corp. with fifty years of service. He attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Convoy. He was a member of the Van Wert Outdoorsman Association and the Van Wert Elks Lodge. Mike enjoyed family, farming, traveling and softball. He also enjoyed working on old International Harvester Scouts.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m, Friday, June 3, 2022, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at Ohio City Woodlawn Cemetery. Calling hours are 3 - 7 p.m., Thursday at the Funeral Home.

Preferred memorials are to the Crestview FFA or Van Wert Manor.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at, Tribute Wall.

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June 2, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
June 3, 2022

10:30 AM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891

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