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Arnold "Joe" Theisen

August 13, 1937 ~ May 22, 2022 (age 84)

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Arnold Joseph Theisen was born in Wilmot South Dakota on August 13, 1937 and was currently living in Irrigon Oregon where he died on May 22, 2022 at the age of 84 years. He was married to the love of his life Eileen Theisen for 56 years who preceded him in death. They had five children, Linda Raines, John Theisen, Paul Theisen, Janet Lowe, and Nancy Ketterling. They also had ten grandchildren and six great grand children. He also had a sister, Ellen Hallmark, and a brother, Charles Theisen who preceded him in death. Arnold lived a wonderful life doing what he loved most and that was fishing, camping, photography, and writing outdoor articles for newspapers and magazines among other hobbies. Arnold worked 28 years in Logistics for the U.S. Air Force. He was also Mayor Pro-Temp of Irrigon Oregon and enjoyed helping the community he lived in. 

Arnold will be laid to rest (in a private family and close friends gathering) at the Desert Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Irrigon Oregon on May 31, 2022

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Private Family Graveside

Desert Lawn Memorial Cemetery
SE 15th Street
Irrigon, OR 97844

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