Arnold Eugene Finseth, 88, passed away Christmas morning, Dec. 25, 2013, of heart failure and Alzheimers. He is now absent from the body and present with the Lord.

Born in rural Minnesota, in April of 1925, to a family of 10 children, he joined the Air Force and came to the medical department of Castle Air Force Base. California became a lifelong home. He retired from ConAgra after working for years as office and purchasing manager. he was always busy with retirement jobs. He had a love for driving, long road trips, water and snow skiing, being outdoors and working on projects and repairing or redesigning something to make it work better. Arnold will be missed by his wife Elizabeth; children Terry (Michele) Finseth; Sheila (Frank) Bruno; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; brothers Dale (Beverly) Finseth and Orvis Finseth (Patricia).

A funeral service was held at Christ Community Church in Modesto with burial following at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials contributions can be made in his memory to Christ Community Church, 3242 Carver Rd., Modesto, Ca 95350.