Arnold Warren Hill

Born: Mon., Aug. 2, 1937
Died: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 25, 2018
Location: Gude Mortuary

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Oct. 26, 2018
Location: Gude Mortuary

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Arnold W. Hill, age 81 of Nebraska City, NE (formerly Otoe, NE) passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 at his home.

Arnold was born on August 2, 1937 in Kilbourne, IL; the son of Orville and Ethel (Witherall) Hill.  He joined the United States Army on March 18, 1963.  He proudly served his country until his honorable discharged on March 17, 1969.

He was united in marriage to Barbara Fletcher on December 28, 1958 in Chicago, IL and then later married Beverly Fortney in 1967 in Hiawatha, KS.  Both Barbara and Beverly preceded him in death.

He worked at Martin Marietta in Weeping Water.  He worked there for some 38 years, before retiring in 2000.  Arnold was a member of the Eagles and the American Legion both in Nebraska City.  He was an avid fisherman.  

He is survived by his children:  Vickie Stage (Richard) of Dunfermline, IL, Ricky Hill of Waverly, NE, Linda Rife (Bill) of Pekin, IL, Danny Hill of Plattsmouth, NE, Amanda Steadman (Bill) of Grand Rapids, MI, Edward Hill of Allegan, MI, step-daughter Tammy Wicklander of O'Dell, NE, 14 grandchildren including locally Joe Thomasson of Nebr. City, five great-grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, companion/soul mate Yvonne Grable of Nebr. City, NE and her children and grandchildren:  Debbie Casey of Omaha, NE, Doris Staack (John) of Avoca, NE, Donald Grable (Dorothy) of New Zealand and John Grable (Kristina) of California, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; other family and friends.

Arnold was preceded in death by his parents, his wives, Barbara and Beverly, one sister and six brothers.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018 at Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City.  Following the services, military honors will be conducted at mortuary by the Nebraska National Guard Funeral Honors Detail.

Burial will be at a later date in Kilbourne, IL on the family plot.

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Richard ,Vicki Stage
   Posted Tue October 23, 2018
Love Dad.I will miss you .

Linda & Bill Rife
   Posted Wed October 24, 2018
I love you dad. I will miss you so much.

Faye Hughes
   Posted Wed October 24, 2018
Deepest regrets to hear "Arnie" has passed.Thoughts and prayers to all of the family. Always loved to see him when I was growing up in Kilbourne.

Jerri stuber
   Posted Wed October 24, 2018
Thank you for your service and my freedom. Never forgotten always remembered in the hands of our Lord you are placed for now and forever.God bless your family always

Denise (Hill) Johnson
   Posted Wed October 24, 2018
Vickie, Ricky, Tammy, Linda, and Dan,
So sorry to hear about Uncle Arnie’s passing. I will always remember you all coming to Illinois during the summer. Take comfort in fond memories of your Dad. I hope to see you all when he is laid to rest in Kilbourne next Grandma and his family. God bless

Joe Thomasson
   Posted Thu October 25, 2018
I will miss the memory’s and time we have shared together and the late night phone calls just to talk. I will forever cherish and keep him close to my heart love Joe

Rebecca Wood Roumo
   Posted Thu October 25, 2018
I'm sorry to hear about your loss. Your family will be in my prayers always! Again I'm really sorry about your loss.

Julie & Mike Flood
   Posted Thu October 25, 2018
Our sympathy goes out to all of you. There’s no words to be said during a time like this. Y’all are in our prayers. Time will heal your pain. 🙏🏻

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