Arnold “Arnie” Alfred Hertle
Thursday, June 7, 1934
Date of Death:
Sunday, May 19, 2019
84 years old
Arnold “Arnie” Alfred Hertle
Arnie Hertle, 84, of Rochester, MN died morning of Sunday May 19, 2019 at his residence. Arnie was born on June 7, 1934 in Austin, MN to Ruth G.Hubbard and Alfred “Ted” Hertle.
Arnie went to school through the 8th grade, but then needed to work on their family’s farm through his high school years. He later received his GED when he was in the Armed Services. On October 20, 1954, he married Evelyn Marie Boysen. The couple lived in Austin, MN, Fairmont, MN, Eau Claire, WI, and then ended up in Rochester.
Arnie worked 40 years in the Grocery Retail Business, 22 years with American Bakeries (Taystee Bread) and then 18 years with Old Dutch Foods. Through those years, he was regarded as a trusted business manager and friend by many Grocery Retailers. He loved what he did and people loved Arnie for his honesty, positive attitude and sense of humor.
After Arnie retired, his hobbies were fishing, golfing, and spending time with his grandchildren, especially watching them when they were competing in sports!
Arnie is survived by his wife of 64 years, Evelyn of Rochester; his son, Randy (Michele) Hertle of Savage, MN; and daughter, Susan Hertle of Savage, MN. He has four grandchildren, Ryan, Grant, Amanda, and Casey who love and miss him dearly. He is also survived by his sister, Shirley Sorg (Hertle) and her husband Lowell Sorg. He is proceeded in death by his parents.
A memorial gathering will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 24th in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home with a prayer service to follow. Burial will be at a later date.
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So.sorry to hear of Arnie’s death. Evelyn and I (Lois Underwood) were good high school friends. After we were married we lived near them in Austin and used to get together. Reunited again when they moved into Gramercy where Ken’s sister, Merilyn Hoium, lived. Arnie was a great guy and we so enjoyed knowing him. Our deepest sympathy to Evelyn and all his family. May he Rest In Peace.
Randy so sorry to hear of your father passing. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time. Your father is proud of you and will continue to watch over you and listen to your music.
Sorry to hear of Arnie's passing. We know he will be missed. We definitely have missed him living next door. You all were great neighbors.
Randy, Michele, and family, I’m so sorry about your loss of your father and Grandpa. Jill Woodward
3 Brigadoon Circle
Bella Vista, Arkansas
Randy, Michelle, Sue and kids, you are in our thoughts and prayers. I see Arnie's same twinkle in Randy & Sue's eyes. I love of life!
We can't make the funeral but will be thinking of you!
To family of Arnie. We are thinking of you and are remembering the fun times we had with Arnie & Evelyn when we would meet at the Elks club at the location that is now the Eagles club. Arnie was a great guy and we are happy to have known him. Our sympathy to you. Phil & Marlys Rugg
sorry about arnie. He was a fun person to be around.Enjoy knowing you folks all the years Arlon work at Old Dutch
Shirley, Randy,Susan,so sorry for your loss.I have so many fond memories of Arnie. He will be missed.
Sorry to hear about Arnie. Met him when I worked at Just-Rite foods in the 70's and 80's....Great guy! R I P ………...