Herbert Von Arx
Herbert Von Arx, age 94 passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. He was born on September 19, 1925 to Emil Von Arx and Clara (Hanson) Ingwell. Herb grew up on the Henry Hanson family farm, and graduated from Blanchardville High School, where he excelled as an athelete. After High School Herb served in Europe with the 42nd Rainbow Infantry Division of the U.S. Army during WWII. Following his return from service he graduated from Luther College, where he lettered in baseball. Herb was a teacher and coach, teaching U.S. history and elementary physical education for many years. He married Delores Waage of Argyle.
Herb is survived by his daughters Christine Merriam and Cynthia (Richard Knoebel), sons John (Elizabeth) Von Arx and Peter (Cheryl) Von Arx, five grandchildren, a great-grandchild, and a step-great-grandchild. He is further survived by sisters-in-law DeAnne Von Arx, Barbara Waage, and Esther Disch, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, brothers Donald Von Arx and Marshall Ingwell, and sister Irene Carey.
A private burial service with military honors will take place at the Yellowstone Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Blanchardville, WI.
The Zentner-Beal Funeral Home of New Glarus is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be given at www.bealfuneralhomes.com.