David "Tony" Arends, 74, of Toledo, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. A Graveside Service will be held Monday, January 27, 2014 at 1 PM at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo. Visitation will be held Monday, January 27, 2014 from 12 noon-12:45 PM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama.
David was born on November 26, 1939, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the son of Jesse E. and Phyllis (Pace) Arends.
David served his country in the U.S. Army.
David has been living at the Iowa Veterans Home for many years due to medical conditions. He enjoyed watching movies, loved books and comic books. He also liked to play chess.
Survivors include his cousins, Robert Arends of Apache Junction, AZ, Tim Arends of Hobart, IN, Linda Warrick of Clarinda, Mary Arends-Nokes of San Diego, CA, and Beverly Crowell of Omaha, NE.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and his aunts and uncles.
Memorials may be directed to the Iowa Veterans Home, 1301 Summit St., Marshalltown, IA 50158.