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Arnold A Spindler

Arnold A Spindler

Arnold A. “Arnie” Spindler, age 87 of Durand, died Tuesday, December 8, 2021 at Marshfield Hospital in Eau Claire with his family by his side.

Arnie was born on August 31, 1934 in Durand, he was the son of Edward and Anna (Weisenbeck) Spindler. He grew up on the home farm and graduated from Durand High School. After high school, Arnold was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. After being honorably discharged, Arnie attained a bachelor's degree in business at UW-Eau Claire. Arnold married Marlene Vera “Monie” Bauer on August 12, 1959 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Durand. After marriage, he farmed and raised his family in the Town of Durand.

Arnie was involved with Knights of Columbus, served as chairman for the town board and on the Durand Rural Fire Department for many years. He enjoyed going boating, skiing, hunting, going out to eat, going to the casino and talking with family and friends.

Arnold is survived by his children, Lori (Tom) McDonough of Plum City, Lynn (Jeff) Ebensperger of Pepin and Lee (Brenda) of Durand and Ron (Kathy) of Milford, MI; eight grandchildren, Trista (Brian), Brett, Stephanie, Amanda, Caitlyn, Anthony, Joe and Abby; eight great grandchildren, special friend and companion, Janet White of Eau Claire; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife, Marlene “Monie” Spindler in 1970; parents, and four brothers, Clarence, John, Hubert and Wayne.

A Prayer Service will be held at 3:30PM Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 4:00PM-7:00PM Tuesday at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. stephen prissel

    My sympathy and prayers to the entire family of Arnie. he was our neighbor as i was growing up with parents Joe and Blanche Prissel and siblings, Dave, Judy, Pamela, Joey and Mellissa.

  2. Greg and Roxie Glaus

    So sorry for your loss. Arnie was a good friend and a good neighbor to us for as long as I can remember. Going to miss the BS sessions with him we had over the years.
    Thoughts and Prayers to all of you,

    Greg & Roxie Glaus and all of the Glaus’


    Lori, Lynn and families, We were sorry to hear of Arnie's passing. What a wonderful reunion he and your mom are having.

    Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Dave and Kris Polzer

  4. steve schultz

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  5. John judy parr

    Sorry for your loss hugs for allb

  6. Richard Bates

    Family of Arnie: We will miss Arnie's friendship. His memory we will cherish. We know Marlene welcomed him with open arms in Heaven. Dick & Jan

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