Jeffrey Arnold


Jeffrey Alan Arnold, age 62, of Seymour, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022 at his home.

Jeff was born on June 11, 1960 in Palatine, Illinois, the son of Otto William Arnold and Betty Jane (Styles) Arnold.  He graduated from William Fremd High School in Palatine, Illinois.  On May 17, 1986, Jeff was united in marriage to Veronika Amy Knutson.

Jeff was a Diesel technician for Smithfield in Princeton, Missouri for over 22 years.  In his free time, he enjoyed bowling, bonfires and going dancing.  He loved taking walks with his wife, Veronika.

Left to honor Jeff’s memory are his wife of over 36 years, Veronika Arnold of Seymour; his daughter, Jasmine Rivera and her husband, Eddy Rivera of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania; five grandchildren, Dior, Chloe, Isabelle, Hannah and Zion; two brothers, Steven Arnold (Leann Schuman) and Kurt Arnold; as well as several extended family members and friends.

Jeff was preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Betty Arnold; and his siblings, David Arnold, Robert Arnold, Pamela Harmening, Rick Arnold and Tom Arnold.

Per wishes, cremation has been accorded.  A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Memorials have been established to Veronika Arnold, to be determined at a later date and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, ATTN: Arnold family, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544.  Condolences may be shared online at or on our funeral home Facebook page.

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