Arnold Lee Webster, 92, of Pender, NE, died on Monday, October 3, 2022, at Kinship Pointe in Wayne, NE. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Church of Pender; Pastor Daniel Springer will be officiating. The visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Pender. Burial with Military Honors will be in the Rosehill Cemetery of Pender. Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Pender is in charge of the arrangements.
Arnold was born on March 7, 1930, in Ft. Calhoun, NE, the son of William and Eliese (Moeller) Webster. He attended school through the 8th grade until he stayed home to help his father on the farm. Arnold was united in marriage to Evelyn J. Deckard at Lyons, NE on September 17, 1950. Arnie was inducted into the United States Army on November 10, 1951. He served in Korea with the 95th CMLS Cvs Co APO 913 as a supply handler. During his service, he received several medals and awards. He received an Honorable Separation from the Armed Forces on November 20, 1953. Arnie and Evelyn lived in Lyons and Arlington before moving to Pender. In Pender, Arnie farmed, worked at Rink Manufacturing, and the Farmers Union Co-Op, until his retirement. Arnie loved spending time with his family and going to PoPo’s for breakfast and coffee with the guys.
Arnold is survived by his children; sons, Gregg (Kathy) Webster of Pender, NE, Steve Webster of Thurston, NE; daughter, Diane (Garry) Roeber of Wayne, NE; four grandchildren, Daniel (Bobbi) Roeber of Clearwater, NE, Matthew (Amber) Roeber of Wayne, NE, Lynna (Tanner) Heineman of Pender, NE, FayeMarie (Trey) Wheeler of Norfolk, NE; eleven great-grandchildren; brother, Gary (Glenice) Webster of Grand Island, NE; brother-in-law, Kenneth Deckard of Tekamah, NE; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arnold was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Evelyn; brother, William “Billy”; sisters, Sandra Horton and Carol McCord; brother-in-law, George Horton.