EARLVILLE - Michael Lee Arjes, 68, of Earlville, passed away June 27, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family.
Cremation care has been provided by Torman Funeral Home, Paw Paw. A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the Mendota VFW Post 4079.
Mike was born Feb. 4, 1952 in Mendota to Robert and Arlene (Youssi) Arjes. He married Debra Rutishauser on Jan. 30, 1971 in Compton.
Survivors include his wife, Deb; one son, Joe (Dawn) Arjes of Paw Paw; one sister, Lori Ann (Greg) Glaser of Cassville, Wis.; two brothers, Bob (Dorothy) Arjes of Ozark and Bill (Terry) Arjes of Mendota; a brother-in-law, Dennis Rutishauser of Mendota; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a very special niece, Kristie Ann Glaser.
Mike graduated from Mendota High School in 1970 and served in the U.S. Army in Germany from 1972-1974. He worked for General Telephone and Electric from August of 1975 until his retirement in 2010. He loved riding his motorcycle and spending time with friends and family.
Contributions in Mike’s memory may be directed to Mendota VFW Post 4079. Please visit www.TormanFuneralHome.com to sign the online guest book.