Richard L. “Dick” Arnold

GREEN GARDEN, MI – Richard L. “Dick” Arnold, 86, of Green Garden, passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 14, 2018, at home, surrounded by family.

He was born August 8, 1931, a son of Edmund and Elsie (Landosky) Arnold. Dick was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Green Garden. Dick was a builder, and proud of his German heritage. He loved the Upper Peninsula, especially the Green Garden area.

A devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother, Dick is survived by his wife of 43 years, Dorothy Carros Arnold, whom he married in Marquette; daughter, Robin (Kenneth) Hill; step-son, Donald (Pamela) Carros; step-son-in-law, John Cederna; grandchildren, Megan, Allison, Hillary, Kristin, Meghan, and Alison; great-grandchildren, Andrew, Jadon, Kate, and Ryan; a brother, Larry (Betty) Arnold; many nieces and nephews; and his beloved cat, Abby.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents, Edmund and Elsie Arnold; an infant brother, Alvin; first wife, Rosemary Ralph Arnold; and step-daughter, Joanne Carros Cederna.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 17, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Funeral services will be held at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Green Garden, on Wednesday, April 18, at 11:00 am with Pastor John Ruege, officiating. A reception will follow in the parish hall. Interment will be made in St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dick’s memory may be directed to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Window Restoration Fund, at 6847 US Highway 41South, Marquette, MI 49855.

The Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home is serving the family, where condolences may be expressed online at