Arnold Rietz

Arnold Lawrence Rietz

Wednesday, November 10th, 1954 - Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Age 65, passed away in his home surrounded by loved ones on April
30th, 2020, in Port Huron, Michigan.
Arnie is survived by his wife, Liz Rietz, of Port Huron; his son, Lucas (Jennifer) Rietz, of Port Huron;
his daughter Beth (Ryan) Warczinsky of Port Huron; his daughter Christina Rietz of Avoca; his step-
children Luci and Zhon Purner of Port Huron; his grand-daughter and best bud Vivian
(Lucas/Jennifer) Rietz of Port Huron; his siblings Joy (Mark) Glowdowski, Ray Rietz, Dennis Rietz,
and Laura Kaddatz of Junction City, WI. He is preceded in death by his parents Lawrence (Bud) and
Eleanor (Fuzz) Rietz of Junction City, WI.
Arnie was born on November 10, 1954 in Chicago, IL. He graduated from Stevens Point Area Senior
High in 1976 and received a degree from Midstate Technical College in Stevens Point, WI. His
adventurous personality led him to many careers in various states, such as Illinois, Wisconsin, Texas,
and Indiana, before finally calling Michigan his home in 1997.
Arnie was known for his generous spirit and big heart, and was a friend to everyone. He left an impact
on everyone that he met, and was an active member in his community. After he retired, he
volunteered at a number of places, including the local hospital, Habitat for Humanity, a deer
processing facility and a local apple orchard. In his free time, Arnie was an avid sports fan and loved
riding bikes and golfing with his family. He loved nothing more than rooting on his Chicago Bears
during a Sunday fun-day event with friends and family. He was a jack of all trades and was always
the first person by your side whenever you needed help.
Arnie was a beloved member of the family and was taken from us far too soon. He was loved more
than words can describe and his caring spirit will live on through his family. Due to the coronavirus a
memorial service will be held at a later date in Michigan and Wisconsin. Details will be provided in
the future.
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Gabe Vickers

Posted at 03:37pm
Vivian's grandpa was a good man for a lot of different reasons. One thing he did was to come to school and have lunch with Vivian and her friends.
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Jennifer Montgomery Posted at 12:30am

What a wonderful and sweet memory. Thank you for sharing ❤️

Annie Austin

Posted at 09:33am
Liz, Zhon and Lucie,

I was so very saddened to read about Arnie. I hope happy memories carry each of you through the difficult days ahead.

Ann Austin

Tom Higgins

Posted at 07:08am
Liz, we are so sorry for your loss. You and the kids are in our thoughts and prayers.

Tom & Patty Higgins

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