Arnold Oswald Obituary, Death- Arnie” Otto Oswald, who was 77 years old when he passed away, was a resident of the Independent Care Center in Perryville, Missouri. He passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2023. He called the town of Perryville in Missouri his home. He was born on February 26, 1946 in Perry County, Missouri, to parents named Leo and Hilda (Moeckel) Oswald. He was named after his mother’s maiden name.
He married Sharon Kay Esselman on October 5th, 1967, and the two of them went on to have a kid together. She is still alive and may be found living in Perryville, Missouri at the present time. He was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville, which is also where he went to worship services. As the owner and manager of S & A Remodeling Company, he was responsible for all daily operations. Fishing and four-wheeling were two of his favorite pastimes, and he enjoyed doing both of them. Because of his expertise in directing rides on side-by-side vehicles, he earned the moniker of “Captain,” which he used professionally.
Those who made it through the tragedy include the following family members: a son named Jeff Oswald who resides in Chester, Illinois; a daughter named Dana (Jason) Schmelzle who resides in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri; a sister named Wilma Esselman who resides in Perryville, Missouri; eleven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. Those who perished include: a sister named Wilma Esselman. His son, Mark Oswald, as well as his parents, four brothers—Herman, Ben, Ruben, and Alfred Oswald—and two sisters—Norma McIntyre and Olga Oswald—preceded him in death.
Visitation is scheduled to take place at the Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville on the morning of Saturday, April 8, 2023, beginning at 8:30 am and continuing until 10:00 am. On the Saturday, April 8th, 2023, at 10:00 am, the Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville will be the location of a memorial service in honor of the deceased. The Reverend Matthew Marks has agreed to serve as the officiant for the event. It has been decided that the interment will take place in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Perryville, Illinois. In lieu of sending typical flower tributes, you may want to consider making a donation to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society.