Arnold J. Stang, age 83

Arnold J. Stang

December 21, 1933 – January 7, 2017

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Arnold J. Stang, age 83, who died Saturday at Koronis Manor in Paynesville.  Entombment will be in the parish cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday, January 13, 2017 at the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond.  Parish Prayers will be at 4:00 p.m., followed by a Rosary with Catholic United Financial.  Visitation will continue from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m., Saturday morning at the funeral home.  The Queen of Peace 4th Degree Knights of Columbus of Sauk Centre will stand guard during the visitations.

Arnie was born in St. Martin, MN to John and Helena (Schlangen) Stang.  He married Theresa Gruenes on June 10, 1958 in Assumption Church, Eden Valley and was a devoted husband for 58 years.  He and Theresa farmed on the Stang Family Farm until the year 2000 when they retired and moved to Richmond.  Arnie enjoyed farming, fishing, snowmobiling, a good game of cards and good friends.  He loved his nieces and nephews.  Arnie’s faith was very important to him, he was a Eucharistic Minister and belonged to the Men’s society in St. Martin.  Arnie was a member of Queen of Peace 4th Degree Knights of Sauk Centre, 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus of Paynesville, a Charter Member of the St. Martin Lions, Catholic United Financial, Crosier Apostolate and St. Jude Mission of Richmond.

Survivors include his wife, Theresa; sister, Cora Obermiller; in-laws, Ruth Stang, Math Schaefer and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Martha Hieserich, Sister Colette Stang O.S.B., Sister Brigetta Stang O.S.B., Herbert Stang, Theresa Schaefer, Ceil Harris and Clarence Stang.

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