McGREGOR -- Arnold F. Loftus, 81, McGregor, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at Leisure Hills Care Center in Grand Rapids.
He was born July 20, 1921, in St. Paul to Axel and Agnes Loftus. He attended schools in St. Paul graduating from Central High School. He worked in a foundry for a time and then for U.S. Steel Co. He worked in various positions with the company and was a salesman when he retired in August 1987. He married Ruth M. Teare on Sept. 22, 1951, in St. Paul. After his retirement, they moved to McGregor. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in McGregor, McGregor Lions Club and AARP. He served on the council and as mayor in Shoreview.
Survivors include his wife and one son, John Loftus, Houlton, Wis.
One son, Mark, who died this year, died earlier.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church with the Rev. Dan Heath officiating. Burial will be in Pine Needle Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour before services Saturday at the church.
Arrangements are with McGregor Funeral Home.
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