Arden Reisenbigler


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Posted Online: April 12, 2014, 6:16 pm
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Arden G. Reisenbigler, 75, of Arlington Heights, Ill., formerly of Erie, died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at his home.
Private graveside services will be held at Erie Cemetery. Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Erie, is assisting with arrangements. Memorials may be made to ASPCA at ASPCA.org under Memorial Gifts in his name with e-cards to: ardier@jlsfoods.com
Ardie was born Dec. 17, 1938, in Davenport, son of Arden F. and Marjorie Guthrie Reisenbigler. He graduated from Erie High School and earned his bachelor's degree from Western Illinois University.
While in Erie, Ardie worked for Erie Foods International, was a member of Erie United Methodist Church and served in the Army Reserves. He moved to the Chicago area in 1993 and has been a food ingredient broker for JLS Foods International.
Ardie is survived by four children, Tami (Dick) Anderson, Austin, Texas, Arden S. Reisenbigler, Austin, Eric (Shelley) Reisenbigler, Golf, Ill., Dane Reisenbigler, Chicago; five grandchildren, Lindsey, Olivia and Charlie Anderson, Beckett and Soren Reisenbigler; siblings, David (Darlene) Reisenbigler, Erie, and Sylvia Reisenbigler, Erie. He was preceded in death by his parents.
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