Arnold E. Cly Jr., 70

Arnold E. Cly Jr., 70, of LaFontaine, Indiana passed away at 3:47 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at his home.

He was born to the late Arnold E. and Guinevere (Hinshaw) Cly on Feb. 4, 1945, at Dalhart, Texas.

Arnold married Carol Anne Campbell on June 26, 1965, she survives. He was an engineer for Honeywell, then U.S. Gypsum plant manager and he retired from Celtox. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash, Indiana. Arnold loved corvettes, I.U. and da Bears, but most of all his family. He was an engineer by trade but a farmer at Heart.

Along with his wife, Carol, he is also survived by a son, Arnold E. “Chip” Cly III (Melissa) of Marion; daughters, Mrs. Beth Anne (Scott) Givens of Wabash, Mrs. Cristi (Steve) Spilker of Fort Wayne, and Mrs. Annie (Joe) Seidel of Clemmons, N.C.; grandchildren, Mrs. Cami Anne (Eric) Elsasser of Greenfield, Ryan Givens of Wabash, Victoria Givens of Wabash,  Megan Cly of Marion, Tristin Spilker of Fort Wayne, Sydney Spilker of Fort Wayne, Eliya Seidel of Clemmons, N.C., and Adaya Seidel of Clemmons, N.C.; and sister, Mrs. Teri (Tim) Gates of Bedford, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Susan Kendall.

Mass of a Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 207 N. Cass St., Wabash, with Father Sextus Don officiating. Preferred memorials are directed to St. Bernard Catholic Church.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main St., LaFontaine,  with Rosary beginning at 7:30 p.m. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


Posted on 2015 Oct 14