Obituary: Arnold John Kipfer Jr.

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Arnold John Kipfer Jr., 89, of Melbourne passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021.

He was born Nov. 1, 1931, in Atlanta, Michigan to Arnold John Kipfer Sr. and Elizabeth (Forsner) Kipfer.

Arnold was of the Pentecostal faith; he enjoyed playing music and woodworking.

Survivors include his sons, Arnold Kipfer (Tammy) of Melbourne and Phillip Kipfer (Deborah) of Crowley, Louisiana; daughters, Faithie Sulkowski of Melbourne and Sharie Curtis (Coke) Curtis of Melbourne; sister, Emma Kovacs of Michigan; ten grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Leona Mae Kipfer; and son David Kipfer.

Pallbearers are Arnold Kipfer, Phillip Kipfer, Zeke Kipfer, Darrell Sulkowski, Phillip Sulkowski, and Coke Curtis.

Graveside services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, at Reeves Cemetery in Guion under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville with Ronnie Treat officiating.

We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks and social distancing will be observed.

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