Michael Leroy Arndt of Rural Emporia, KS passed away July 14, 2021, at his home.
Michael (Mike) was born June 26, 1948, in Emporia, KS, son of Frederick and Millicent (Murphy) Arndt.
Mike’s hobbies included golfing, fishing, going on cruises, welding, and spending time with his family and friends.
Mike was a certified welder and worked for Sauder Tank, Wolf Creek Nuclear Plant (12 years), Maintenance and Rebuilding Elevators and Refinery’s Jeffery’s Energy Center at St. Mary’s, Ks (6 years) before retiring from Dolly Madison Bakery after 21 years as a Maintenance Engineer.
Mike was married to his best friend and the Love of his Life Cindy (Nielsen) on October 1, 1993, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Mike will be forever remembered by his wife Cindy of the home, four sons Michael D. Arndt (Tracie) of Olpe, KS, Christopher Arndt (Lisa) of Wichita, KS, Troy Arndt, Dustin Arndt (Maria) of Pensacola, FL, two daughters Nicole Nielsen of Topeka, KS, Danielle Baskerville (Dwight) of Emporia, KS, two brothers Rodger Arndt, Myles Arndt (Janelle) both of Emporia, KS, five sisters Kjestine Crook (Jim) of ST. Mary’s, KS, Francene Mitchell (Danny), Nickula Smith (Don), Deborah Goethals (Jim) all of Emporia, KS, Alberta Cato of Crossville, TN, many nieces and nephews, and a grandpa, great-grandpa,, and grand-paw to many.
Mike is preceded in death by his mother and father and two rothers Bradley and Fredrick.
(Cremation has taken place)