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Arlin H. Obst

October 31, 1923 — January 16, 2022

Arlin H. Obst, 98, of Waterloo, IL, died January 16, 2022, in Waterloo, IL. He was born October 31, 1923, in Horse Prairie, IL.

He is survived by his wife Marian Obst; children Mike Obst and David Obst; granddaughter Elizabeth Obst; sister Verna Levery; nieces Susan and Sheryl and Marian and Diane.

He is preceded in death by his parents Arthur & Selma (nee Kloepper) Obst and sister Melba Schmitt.

Arlin was born and raised on a Red Bud dairy farm but with encouragement from his parents, he followed his leanings to become and educator. Obst served as farm advisor for the University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service from July 1961 to December 1986 in Monroe County before his retirement.
Arlin is a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, IL and Waterloo Rotary. He was formerly a member of Monroe County Pork Producers, Monroe County Fair Association, and University of Illinois Agriculture Advisor.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Monroe County 4H Foundation

Visitation:
4 PM to 8 PM Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until time of service Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church

Funeral:
10 AM Thursday, January 20, 2022 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Merritt Demski officiating
Interment at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Red Bud, IL

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Visitation

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

4:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

8:00 - 9:45am (Central time)

Immanuel Lutheran Church

522 S Church St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

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Immanuel Lutheran Church

522 S Church St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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