Jon R. Arp, 78, of Bagley, died on Saturday, June 22, at Lancaster Care Center, Lancaster.
He was born on January 17, 1935, in Rock Island, Ill., the son of Otto and Dorothy (Oppendike) Arp. Jon served his country in the United States Army and the Naval Reserve. In 1954, he was united in marriage to Arlene Rice in Rock Island. Three children were born to this union, Kimberly, Shari and Jon. Jon was employed with Illinois Bell Ameritech until his retirement in 1983. In 1989, he married Diana Boyd in Moline, Ill. In 1998, the couple moved to Bagley. Jon loved fishing, reading about history, and playing cribbage.