Memorial services will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be from 3 to 6:30 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and inurnment will be at a later date at Newton Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to his family for a future memorial at Valley View Country Club.
Arlie was born on Oct. 6, 1942, in Moline, the son of Arlington II and Elizabeth L. Keim Newberg. He married Sue Carolyn Shunick on July 11, 1964, in Kewanee.
Arlie was employed with John Deere Harvester for 38 years working as a welder and retiring as a plasma cutter in October 2003. He loved to golf and was a longtime member of Valley View Country Club in Cambridge. He also loved his annual golf trips to Paris Landing, Tenn., with his golf buddies. In his earlier years, Arlie spent time scuba diving, fishing and ice fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Sue Newberg, Moline; son, Arlie (Traci) Newberg, East Moline; daughter, Dessie (Jamie) Pyse, Erie; grandchildren, Matthew, Andrew and Christopher; sisters, Nancy (Hans) Friedrichsen, Coal Valley, Janice Grimes, Springfield, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Dessie Ann Newberg; and stepfather, Ed Garvin.
Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting his obituary online at www.esterdahl.com.