Arnold, Donald George

Arnold: Don, 80 years, beloved husband of Norma Arnold, father of Gail (Brian), Kim and Jeff (Michelle), passed away in the Grace Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.  A private celebration of Don’s life will be held at a later date. In memory of Don, donations may be made to the Whitewater Park c/o Municipality of Grassland Box 53 Minto, Manitoba R0K 1M0 or a charity of your choice.

26 thoughts on “Arnold, Donald George”

  1. We are so sorry to hear this news. It was nice to see Don and Norma at the Municiple awards night in Hartney and to see Don get his recent award. It was great to hear him speak with the same humor of old times. Our condolences go out to Norma and families.

  2. Sorry Norma and families on the lost of Don . I will always remember him the way he was and not the way he is . My sympathies are with you and your families. And all the good times in the big city of Elgin.

  3. Norma and family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Don. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad and difficult time.
    Sincerely,
    Dean and Donna Couvier

  4. So sorry to hear of Don’s passing….so glad we had a short visit a couple weeks ago in Elgin…His presence in the fertilizer industry will be missed in our area …as well as his smiling face in a lot of community events …take care…

  5. When I think of Elgin, I think of Don. We took a drive out to Whitewater park last weekend and I remember spending the whole day planting trees with him out there…. he made the day fun… with his laughter and jokes… he was always a pleasure to be around. Rest In Peace Donny… you will be missed.
    Cathy Phair

  6. While living in Elgin with our young family, we came to know Don, Norma and family. They all made everyone most welcome. So glad to visit with Don and Norma when he received his Life Membership Award to AMM. Don was always up for a good joke and always doing something to better life in Elgin area.

  7. My sincere sympathies Norma and family. I enjoyed working with Don in the fertilizer industry. He always made work fun and always made time to ask about me and my family. Rest In Peace Don, you will be missed.

  8. Norma and family: We were so very sorry to read of Don’s passing. We have many happy memories when our boys played hockey together. Sincere condolences . Mae and Bill Day

  9. From Ontario, Patricia and I wish to express our sympathy to you, Norma and your family. When the Arnold family moved east in the late 1950s, as cousins , we spent a lot of time together. He often helped on our farm. I have many fond memories of his happy ways.

  10. Norma and family – sorry to learn of Don’s passing. He will be missed by many. Always enjoyed our short visits with you and Don. We’re sure you many memories of your good times will help you and your family during this time. Take care, Norma and family.

  11. Norma and families,
    We were saddened to hear of Don’s passing. Murray worked for Don at the fertilizer plant. I know they had many laughs with lots of joking and fun. Murray once told me, “You know, I would do this job for nothing.” I am smiling as I think of the stories I heard. May precious memories flood your hearts as you say good bye to this fine man. With sincere condolences, Murray and Shirley Brown

  12. Norma, Gail, Jeff and Kim, it was a shock to read of Don’s passing. I thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated Don’s enthusiasm for life during my Elgin years. Whether on the ice, fastball diamond or at school, Don always had a smile and twinkle in his eyes. In your grieving for Don, I’m sure many of your stories and memories will cause smiles and laughs. Judy and I pray that you will find comfort in those memories.

  13. Sorry for your loss Norma & Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.R.I.P. Donnie

  14. We met Don and Norma in Yuma, Az. at our winter home. Being from our great country of Canada and provincial neighbours (Sk) we became close friends. We have wonderful memories of our winters together and over the years met each other’s families and were able to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversaries together. We will miss you Don rest in peace. Love to Norma and Family Jen and Al

  15. I am sorry to hear of Donny’s passing. I loved his sense of humor, his upbeat attitude, and his enjoyment of life. He had great kids and he can be proud of them. I am sorry for your loss Norma.
    Jerry Araujo

  16. We are sending our deepest sympathies to Norma and of Don’s family. Don was one of my favorite Elginites. I always enjoyed visiting with him. I worked with him on the Centennial committee. He loved his town and was alot of fun to work with. RIP Don.

  17. I am Don’s cousin. The Arnold’s came to Lucknow On in the mid fifties and our families spent lots of good times together. My father, Vernon, was Don’s mother Violet’s brother.it’s lovely to read all the tributes to him.
    My condolences, Joanne Mclellan

  18. So sorry Norma and your family in the loss of Don,he will be missed by all who knew what him .
    Norma Fallis Dodd

  19. Today and Always may loving memories bring you peace, comfort and strength. May God be with you. Our Deepest Condolence.

  20. Life does take some unexpected turns! Hope Winnipeg move is good for you. Hardly seems possible it is 17 years since we moved into Boissevain . You will have such a “ big book of memories” to take with you ! Condolences to you and your family from Helen and Helen McCausland

  21. Our deepest sympathy to you, Norma and all the family. We were so sad to hear about Don. He was such a kind , cheerful man and we enjoyed his company in the short time we knew him.

  22. Norma and family
    So sorry to hear of Don’s passing. I talked with him just before your move to Winnipeg. Our thoughts are with you.
    Doug & Helen Fenwick

  23. Norma & All the Family
    With our very deepest sympathy to you all at this difficult time.
    Take care, Peter & Evelyn McElroy

  24. Don was a kind man to all of us growing up. He played a role in all our lives in Elgin. My heartfelt condolences to you all

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