Obit: Rhyner, Arnold George #2 (1922 - 2010)


Contact: Robert Lipprandt



Surnames: Cypher, Damm, Habermeyer, Heimerl, Krebsbach, LaCoursier, Mantor, Mertens, Ramker, Rhyner, Stuttgen


----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, July 14, 2010, page 13


Rhyner, Arnold George #2 (December 14, 1922 - July 7, 2010)


Arnold George Rhyner, age 87, of Dorchester, died Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at his home, under the tender care of Tanya Ramker and Ministry Home Care Hospice, with his family by his side.

Arnold was born December 14, 1922, in Little Black, WI, the son of Harry and Margaret (Habermeyer) Rhyner.


He graduated from Medford High School. After school, Arnold joined the Army, and fought in the Philippines during World War II. On October 15, 1949, he married the former Magdalen Mertens, in Dorchester.


Arnold was the owner of Rhyner Tie and Lumber for many years. He also drove truck for Tombstone Pizza and drove for Comfort Carriers until he was 80.

Arnold enjoyed deer hunting, bowling, fishing and riding his Harley. His heart was in the time he spent in the Northwoods on Round Lake, and with his family and friends.

Arnold is survived by his children; Chris Mantor, Lake Delton, WI, Gail (Darrel) Damm, Stetsonville, Debbie (Tony) Stuttgen, Unity, Linda (Mike) Ramker, Davenport, Iowa, Laurie (Roger) Krebsbach, Colby, Paul (Sue) Rhyner, Medford, and Steve (Mary) Rhyner, Rib Lake. He is further survived by 32 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, and many other family and friends.

Arnold is preceded in death by his loving wife Magdalen; his parents; daughter, Mary Rhyner at infancy; brother, Edward Rhyner; and sisters, Marjorie Cypher, Doris LaCoursier, and Marcella Heimerl.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, July 10, 2010 at the St. Louis Catholic Church, Dorchester. A time of visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., on Friday, July 9, 2010, at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home, Dorchester and one hour prior to the service at the church.


A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Dorchester Cemetery.

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