David "Arnie" Arnoldussen
July 30, 1948 - January 7, 2021
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A private funeral liturgy will be held for the family. This mass will be livestreamed on this page at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 14, 2021.

David “Arnie” Arnoldussen, age 72 of Kaukauna, passed away January 7, 2021 at the place he loved to be, up north at his cottage on Lower Post Lake, Wisconsin. Dave was born July 30, 1948 to Raymond and Pearl (VandeHey) Arnoldussen. He married his high school sweetheart and the love of his life Mary (Bergman)…

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Deacon Bud Klister left a message on January 14, 2021:
My thoughts and prayers were with you, Mary, and family, as I watch the Mass for Dave at St. Mary's by streaming. My fondest memory of Dave was when I went on the Mission Trip to Siuna, Nicaraqua, on February, 2000. I was in your group, so I can say that I was blessed by Dave and Mary. Another way that I will not forget is when I am able to sit on the deacon chair at Holy Spirit Church in Darboy. It was built by Arn's Cabinet. May Dave see God face to face and comfort you, Deacon Bud
Charlene Ehlers left a message on January 14, 2021:
Meca, Dean. Adam, & Nick I just watched Dave's service. You gave him a nice send off on his final journey. I am still shocked how he went. My last memory of him was when he came over to give me his last 3 popcorn balls because I wasn't able to get any when you made them & sold them through the church. I have a lot more memories but that was the last one. Still makes me smile. Love to you all as you go through these tough times. Char
Kurt and Cheryl Schleicher left a message on January 14, 2021:
We are so incredibly sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. We had barely met since we were newer neighbors but from what we have heard he was an amazing man. Take all the beautiful memories and hold them close. We understand that our loved ones show themselves through cardinals. We pray you see him often.
Gary & Adele Romenesko left a message on January 14, 2021:
Mary, Dean,Adam Nick we want you to know that we will be with you in spirit today as we watch the celebration of Daves Life and also to celebrate his new Birthday with Jesus. You guys have been very fortunate to have such a great Christian Man as a father and husband. Your father and I enlisted in the Navy together and i can't think of a nicer person to be able to call Friend back then. Please know that we are better people because we knew and know your mom and dad. his peace!
Corinne, Juan, and Bev left a message on January 13, 2021:
Dave, you have been such a wonderful part of our life at Post Lake and you leave behind such a big hole in our hearts. How could we know how blessed we would be to have shared this Christmas with you and Mary. Mom is already missing her co-pilot position next to you in the boat. And those great old fashioneds you made....nobody makes them better. As we carry on you will be with us always, in our thoughts and prayers. Godspeed, dear Dave!
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Greg Van Zeeland left a message on January 13, 2021:
To Mary and family, you have my deepest sympathy. Dave was one of the best. I just spoke to him about two weeks ago. We had a nice conversation, and I always appreciated Dave. He was always quiet, sincere, and loving. One of the best from St. John’s, class of 66. Sincerely Greg and Pat VanZeeland
Ben and Judy Merry left a message on January 12, 2021:
Our deepest sympathies and condolences on Dave's passing. Dave was a dear friend, a great husband and family man to Mary and their family, and an all-around great guy. We enjoyed so many special up-north times together with Dave and Mary - dinners out, drinks on the pier, neighborly chit-chat, and most of all, great friendship. Dave cared about people, he got involved, and he made a positive difference in everything he touched. We miss him already and will remember him often.
Dave and Christine Misterek left a message on January 11, 2021:
When I heard the news from my son Mike, I was shocked to hear of Dave's passing. I too have a cottage on Post Lake (Upper Post), shared with my two daughters and I understand Dave and Mary's love for the lake. I remember being at Mike and Laura's cottage many times and each time we would visit with Dave and Mary or simply stand on Mike's dock and wave back and forth with them both on their lake shore. We will always cherish those memories.
Barbara Larry Zastrow left a message on January 10, 2021:
We are so shocked. Our deepest sympathy. All of Post Lake will miss him.
Christine Christensen left a message on January 10, 2021:
I can’t imagine the heartache... My thoughts are with you all. Dave was such a good man, and like a father to Mike and Laura. We will all miss him greatly. Take care of you... Chris Christensen
Jim Smrecek left a message on January 9, 2021:
Mary and Family, I loved the giving spirit that Dave had. I loved working with him on mission trips and Habitat homes. May God bless him and your family. Jim
leon r pietz left a message on January 9, 2021:
We are so sorry to hear about Dave. He was a great friend and neighbor up north and enjoyed our conversations. Mary you and the boys are in our thoughts and prayers.
Gary Wolf left a message on January 9, 2021:
Mary and family, my heart felt sympathy and prayers to you all. Dave was such a fun person to be with on our Mission trips and his easing going demeanor made it so easy to be working together with him. I especially remember that sly little grin of his. After a long work day in Nicaragua I would follow him around because he always knew where to find a COLD one.
Mary Broda left a message on January 9, 2021:
You will always be remembered, in my heart, as one of the most giving, unselfish, and loving man. Bless to have known you all my life. Until we meet again.
Deb Kersten left a message on January 9, 2021:
Meca, Dean, Adam and Nick. I am so very sorry that you have lost your loving husband and father and that we have lost the best friend we could have. I am so proud and honored to have had Arn in my life. My deepest most sincere sympathies. I love you all. Please call on me if you need anything. ❤️❤️❤️
Marlene & Carl Boucher left a message on January 9, 2021:
Mary and Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. We will miss Dave, he was the friend you could always count on. He was such a great leader on our many trips to Nicarauga,
Nick Maas left a message on January 9, 2021:
Words cannot express the sorrow I feel for your loss. Dave was a great guy and the lessons and love he shared will live on in all of you. Sending you all my love.
Ryan Huebner left a message on January 9, 2021:
May peace and comfort be with you all, and may all of the wonderful memories of Dave’s life live on with us forever.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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