Arnold G. House, 88, of Godfrey, formerly of Normal, Ill., passed away Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.
He is survived by: wife, Joanne; daughter, Cathy (Greg) Sheary, and granddaughter, Lauren Sheary, all of Alton; daughter, Sue (Doug) DeVries; grandsons, Dan (Bobbi Jo) DeVries, John DeVries and Chris (Amanda) DeVries; great-granddaughters, Addison and Chloe DeVries, all of Wisconsin; sister, Phyllis Bayer of Moline, Ill., and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Stuart DeVries; and a brother, Quentin.
He served in WWII in the Seabees, graduated from Monmouth College and retired from Illinois Power Co. in 1988.
Private family services will be at a later date. Cremation arrangements with online information and guestbook through Paynic Home for Funerals may be found at www.paynicfh.com.