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Arnold Fay Bickford
January 12, 1931–January 21, 1991
Funeral services for Arnold F. Bickford were held at 1:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, January 23, 1991 at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa with interment in Riverside Cemetery with Military Honors by the Anamosa Veterans. Rev. Kirk Stump officiated at the service.
Arnold F. Bickford, age 60, of Anamosa died Monday evening, January 21, 1991 at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids following an extended illness.
Arnold Fay Bickford was born January 12, 1931 at Onslow, Iowa. He was the son of the late Carrell Bickford and Irma Howard Bickford. Arnold attended the Presbyterian Church in Onslow, the Onslow Grade School and graduated from the Onslow High School.
Arnold was married to Darlene J. Raymond June 1, 1952 at Wichita Falls, Texas while he was serving with the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Since 1955 they have made their home in Anamosa. For 32 years he worked for the Cedar Rapids Country Club. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Arnold is survived by his wife Darlene, one son Kevin, serving with the US Army in Saudia Arabia, two daughters, Valerie Moore and Cindy Wolmutt, both of Anamosa. There are five grandchildren. Also, surviving are two brothers, Dale Bickford of Onslow and Jimmy Bickford of Monticello, and one sister, Janet Brandt of Bettendorf, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.
Casket bearers were: Kent Moore, Robert Mettler, Jack McLaughlin, Randy Cress, Donald K. Bickford and Fred Austin. The Goettsch Funeral Home of Anamosa was in charge of services.

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt


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