JANESVILLE--- Arvin M. Orethun, Sr., age 72, of Janesville, died on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at Agrace Center for Hospice & Palliative Care.
He was born in Viola on Feb. 18, 1944. He married Barbara Bass in Jefferson on Oct. 5, 1974. Arvin owned Bud's Scrap Metal & Auto, and was a member of St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church. He loved hunting, fishing, the outdoors, cars and playing cards.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; 2 children, Arvin Orethun, Jr. and Ginger Tuescher; 2 grandchildren, Damien Tuescher and Nixon Tuescher; sister, Emma Koepke; 2 brothers, Donald and Larry; former son-in-law, Nicholas Tuescher; many other extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at ST. MATTHEW'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH with Rev. James Janke officiating. A visitation will be held on Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Church. SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com