Arnold “Arnie” R. Glines, 87 of Central City, died on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in St. Paul. The Rev. Dr. Russ Anderson will be officiating. Interment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery in St. Paul.
Visitation will be from 5-7 P.M. on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home in St. Paul. Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date.
Arnie was born February 28, 1932 in St. Paul, Nebraska to Ruel & Bertha (Winfrey) Glines. He went to school in Wolbach and graduated from Cushing High 1949. He met his sweetheart, Glenda “Jeannie” Laws when he was 17 and Jeannie was 14 ½ years old! They were married on October 30, 1952 at the Methodist Church in Wolbach, Nebraska.
He entered the US Army serving in Korea in January of 1953 and was medically discharged in November of 1953.
To this union Daniel Richard, Dennis Ruel, Deborah Jean, Valerie Ann and Jacqueline Kay were born.
Arnie was a journeyman electrician, they lived in Seward for 25 years where they raised their family and where he built five houses and two four-plex’s. His work as an electrician sent Arnie and Jeannie all over the United States living in their RV. They came back to Nebraska and retired on the lake at Central City, Nebraska.
He was a 60-year IBEW Local 265 union member. Arnie always enjoyed the farm and he made stainless steel belt buckles putting snake rattler’s in the buckle, which made them very unique.
He is survived by his wife, Jeannie Glines; sons, Daniel Glines of Alma and Dennis Glines of Central City; daughters, Deborah Schweitzer and Valerie Ann both of Bend, Oregon and Jacqueline Maaske of South Carolina; eleven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and brother, Arthur Glines of Central City.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Ella Luft and Edna Hilmer.
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