Thomas G. Arnold

Thomas G. Arnold, 72, died of cancer on Monday, April 30, at his home in Grafton.  

Mr. Arnold was born in Beloit on April 10, 1946, to Karl and Alice Connor Arnold. He grew up in Grafton and graduated from Grafton High School in 1964.  

He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War from 1966 to 1970.

After the military, Mr. Arnold became a master bricklayer who built and supervised the construction of smokestacks around the country for Peabody International in addition to many other masonry projects.

According to his family, Mr. Arnold was a conscientious workman who took great pride in a job well done. He added many custom features to his condominium over the years.

The Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Administration Medical Center in Milwaukee became his home away from home, and he spent many hours there receiving treatments and socializing with friends.  

Mr. Arnold is survived by his brothers David (Helen) of Campbellsport and James of West Bend and sister Mary (David) Meiers of West Bend.

Mr. Arnold was preceded in death by his parents, sister Kathleen Miles and sister-in-law Barb Arnold.

A memorial service was held at Mueller Funeral Home, Grafton, on Friday, May 4.

Mr. Arnold’s ashes will be interred at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery near Union Grove.  

Memorials are suggested to Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Administration Medical Center in Milwaukee or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.  




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