- March 20, 1945 - August 1, 2011
- Indianapolis, Indiana
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“Dear Arnold Family,
I worked with Mike many years ago at JMTK. He was a wonderful man with a kind heart. I have thought about Mike often over the...Read More »
1 of 35 | Posted by: Kim Bertke - Dayton, OH
“I was so very sad to hear of of Mike's passing over the weekend. He was sucha wonderful person. He was so kind to others and touched so many lives. ...Read More »
2 of 35 | Posted by: Rosemary Flannery - Fishers, IN
“I too was sad to hear of Mike's passing and share with those others who have posted on this guestbook my condolence to a man's family I did not know...Read More »
3 of 35 | Posted by: Danny Gartner - Newark, OH
“I have known Mike for the past 5 years as we provide office services to Bingham McHale. He was a true gentleman and someone that I can say it was...Read More »
4 of 35 | Posted by: Joe Trdinich - Pittsburgh, PA
We were so sorry to hear about Michael. We have many wonderful memories of seeing you and Mike at ALA conventions for many years before...Read More »
5 of 35 | Posted by: Bob and Melissa Parrish - GA
“My thoughts and prayers go out to you, Judy, Jon, Amy and girls. This was such a shock! Mike and you Judy always seem vivacious. My heart goes out to...Read More »
6 of 35 | Posted by: Pat Sanders - Indianapolis, IN
“To the Family of Mike Arnold - I have known Mike for many years through ALA. Mike was always so friendly and had a way with making new people feel...Read More »
7 of 35 | Posted by: Frani Cruz - Indianapolis, IN
I want you to know that your family will always be in my prayers.
8 of 35 | Posted by: Stephen R. Grone - Montpelier, OH
I cannot find the words to say how sorry I am at your loss, as well as all of us who have been blessed to know Mike. I worked with Mike...Read More »
9 of 35 | Posted by: Barbara Roush - Camby, IN
“A sad, sad time for the Arnold family, for Lockerbie Square, and for all of Mike's friends and colleagues. We'll miss you Mike.
Pete and Emily
10 of 35 | Posted by: Peter and Emily Howard - IN
“Dear Jon and family,I am so sorry for your sudden loss. Your Dad was truly a special man. He treated everyone at the firm with such kindness and...Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: Joanne Alexovich - Indianapolis, IN
“I am sorry to hear of the passing of a dear and old freind. Mike and I go back to junior high school when he was at Franklin and I was at Central. In...Read More »
12 of 35 | Posted by: Jim Cartner - Newark, OH
“We are so saddened by the loss of Uncle Mike. We wish we could be there with you to celebrate his life. Our hearts go out to you Judy, Shelley, Jon...Read More »
13 of 35 | Posted by: Derek, Jenn and Taylor Moon - AZ
“I'm so sorry and saddened to hear of Mike's passing. He was always one of the good guys in junior and senior high school. I'm so glad to hear of...Read More »
14 of 35 | Posted by: Sharon (Fulton) Hively - Newark, OH
“I am so sorry to hear of Michael's passing. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
15 of 35 | Posted by: Sarah - Family
“Judy, Jon and Michele:
I am so saddened to hear of Mike's passing. Mike was a true gentleman and a good friend. I first met him in the legal...Read More »
16 of 35 | Posted by: Joseph R Doyle - Greenwood, IN
“I was saddened to hear if Mike's passing. He truly was one of the best in our class. May God uphold you through the time ahead and keep comforting...Read More »
17 of 35 | Posted by: Carol Bonham Caspillo - HI
“Judy and family, no words to express the sorrowlean on Him, and on us, He cares for our needs most profoundly in times of profound loss. We love you...Read More »
18 of 35 | Posted by: Dennis Schell - Indianapolis, IN
“Judy, our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have lost a great man and a great friend and of course we will miss him. Even though we only got to...Read More »
19 of 35 | Posted by: Dan & Carolyn Anderson - GA
“Mike and I had just taken our Saturday morning breakfast motorcycle ride to Carthage to eat at Gus's Cafe, one of his favorite spots. His love of...Read More »
20 of 35 | Posted by: Tom Ulsas - Indianapolis, IN
I knew Mike through our work as legal administrators in Cleveland and would see him at ALA conferences after he and the family relocated. ...Read More »
21 of 35 | Posted by: Jim Cowan - Cleveland, OH
“Dear Judith and Family,
I have heard Mike talk a lot about his family. I had the pleasure to work with Mike Arnold and get to know him and his...Read More »
22 of 35 | Posted by: Tracy Perry - Friend
“I got to know Mike through our mutual work with historic neighborhoods. He was a great person that always had a smile on his face and was happy to...Read More »
23 of 35 | Posted by: Brian Mack - Indianapolis, IN
“Family of Mike Arnold: I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Mike. I first met Mike at Ben Franklin Junior High School as we became team mates on...Read More »
24 of 35 | Posted by: Ralph F. Howard, Jr. - Newark, OH
“Dear Judy & family,
I'm so sorry for your loss.
Mike and I sat next to one another at our high school 65th party dinner last year. It gave me a...Read More »
25 of 35 | Posted by: Tom Reed - Hillsborough, NC
“I am so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. He was a true gentlemen and will be missed. My deepest condolences for your loss.
26 of 35 | Posted by: James Shirk - Phoenix, AZ
“I remember Mike as being one of the most respected individuals of both our junior high and high school classes. When I last spoke with him, at a...Read More »
27 of 35 | Posted by: Karen (Householder) Cacopardo - TX
“Sorry to read about the passing of Mike. I will always have wonderful memories of him during our high school days and as a great teammate on our high...Read More »
28 of 35 | Posted by: Don Kennon - Newark, OH
“To Mike's family --
I am so very sorry to hear about Mike. He was unquestionably one of the most respected, professional, hard working, fun,...Read More »
29 of 35 | Posted by: Kris Oliveri
“I had the very good fortune of working with Mike for many years. He touched me in a very positive way that will stay with me forever. It is not...Read More »
30 of 35 | Posted by: Dave Hutchinson - Atlanta, GA
“Mike and I were high school acquaintances. The last time I saw him was at a high school reunion in Newark, Ohio We talked briefly and shared some of...Read More »
31 of 35 | Posted by: Libby Orr Williams - Helendale, CA
“THE MEASURE OF A MAN
Submitted by: LONGINUS
Not - How did he die? But - How did he live?
Not - What did he gain? But - What did...Read More »
32 of 35 | Posted by: Drew Hanshew - Fishers, IN
“I am so terribly sorry for your loss. I have nothing but good memories of Mike. He was a really good guy. He will be missed.
33 of 35 | Posted by: Billie Fisher - Portland, OR
“Dear Judy, Shelly, Jon, Walter, Mark and Timmy,
I am so sorry that you lost a loved one. Mike was exemplary. During our get-togethers for our...Read More »
34 of 35 | Posted by: Pam Miller - Jupiter, FL
“Dear Arnold Family,
There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
35 of 35 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN
Michael D. Arnold 66, Indianapolis, passed away August 1, 2011. Michael was born on March 20, 1945 to Walter B. Arnold, Sr. and the late Mabel Marie Arnold (McVeigh).
Michael was a veteran of the US Army, serving his country during the Vietnam War. He earned his master’s degree in business administration and worked as Chief Operating Officer at Bingham McHale, LLP. He was an active member of Redeemer Presbyterian Church; Lockerbie Square People’s Club, where he served as Past-President; and Historic Landmarks. He also volunteered as a mentor at Howe High School.
Michael is survived by his wife, Judith A. (Martin) Arnold; children: Michele Reisdorf (Chris) and Jonathan Arnold (Amy); grandchildren: Matthew, Caitlin, and Cole Reisdorf and Carrie, Emily, and Natalie Arnold; and brothers: Walter B. Arnold, Jr. (Sue), Mark C. Arnold (Carol) and Timothy Arnold.
Friends may call from 3-6pm on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center- Market Street, 635 E. Market Street, Indianapolis. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 5, 2011 at Redeemer Presbyterian Church, 1505 N. Delaware St, Indianapolis. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Coleman Pregnancy Center, Redeemer Presbyterian Church or Howe High School.
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