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DuVall, Arnold Duane 1941-2012


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Date: 2/3/2018 at 11:47:27

Arnold Duane DuVall (1941 - 2012)

Funeral services for Arnold D. DuVall, 70, were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens, in Des Moines. Burial of the cremains will take place at Emmanuel Cemetery in Kimballton.

Arnold Duane DuVall the son of Duane and Norma (Rasmussen) DuVall was born Dec. 11, 1941, in Kimballton and passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Circle of Life Hospice in Chariton. Hamilton's Funeral Home in Des Moines was in charge of the arrangements.

Arnold grew up in the Elk Horn and Kimballton area. He moved to Polk City where he resided for 20 years, prior to relocating in Lacona, where he has lived for the past 16 years. He was a Heavy Equipment Operator for more than 30 years, retiring in 2004.

Arnold was a lifetime member of the Pony Express Riders of Iowa, and was Tri-County Chairman for over 25 years. He coordinated and served as Chairman for one of the Pony Express Relay Rides from the Minnesota state line to Camp Sunnyside. He was also a member of the Ox-Bow Company and 30-year member of the Iowa State Trail Riders.

Arnold was involved in many aspects of fundraising to benefit Camp Sunnyside. Anything camp needed, he would do his best to furnish. He also assisted camp staff during respite weekends for several years.

Arnold loved his mules and enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Arnold is survived by his wife, Marlene; children, Debbie DuVall Teague of Branson, Mo.; Mike DuVall, of Denver, Colo.; Lisa DuVall McLaren of Elk Horn; Lana DuVall Wittrock and husband Darvin Wittrock of Audubon; and Joel and Rhonda DuVall of Des Moines; stepchildren, Charley Scarlett and Tanya Scarlett Woolery; 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, and his brothers, Roger DuVall and Wayne DuVall.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tri-County Pony Express Riders of Iowa in loving memory of Arnold.

Online condolences may be made to: www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com
Published in AUDUBON COUNTY ADVOCATE JOURNAL on Oct. 5, 2012.


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