Paul Lorenz Arndt

Prescott, Michigan
July 26, 1925 - April 11, 2021


The family will receive guests from 3:00 - 8:00 PM Tuesday, april 13, 2021 at the Buresh Funeral Home (101 Harrison Street, Prescott, Michigan 48756). Visitation will also be offered from 12 Noon until the time of service at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at the Faith Lutheran Church.

Service Location

Faith Lutheran Church, 5315 Henderson Lake Road, Prescott, Michigan 48756


1:00 PM Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Obituary Notice

Paul Lorenz Arndt, age 95 of Prescott, passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Sunday, April 11, 2021 He was preceded in death by his wife; Margaret Ann (Norton) and daughter; Monica Ann (Arndt) Harper.

He is survived by his loving daughter, Linda (Roger) Dahn. Grandchildren, Adam (Amy) Dahn and Shannon (Rod) Mason. Great-Grandchildren, Taylor, Meghan & Travis Dahn and Alana Mason. Sisters, Adaline Bellavia, Margie King, Florice Schult and DeLyla Black. Many beloved nieces and nephews also survive.

Paul Lorenz Arndt was born on July 26, 1925 in Heimdal, North Dakota to the late Emil and Wilhelmina (Leistico) Arndt. At the age of 14, he was inspired by Canadian singing and yodeling artist; Wilf Carter (known in the United States as Montana Slim). Paul earned money to buy his first guitar by picking pickles. He taught himself to play by using and instruction booklet and listening to the radio. He later toured with a country music group called the Kansas City Ramblers, singing and playing in clubs and auditoriums throughout the country. When Paul and his wife, Margaret Ann decided to raise a family, he retired from the business. However, music has always remained a vital part of his life. He would still sing and yodel for family and friends who never tired of hearing the old tunes that are part of our country’s history. After well over half a century, Paul still could remember and sing more than 150 great Country / Western classics. Beyond music, Paul was a devoted family man who enjoyed hunting, camping and fishing. His favorite trout fishing spots were the Rifle River in Ogemaw County and the Fox River in the Upper Peninsula. Paul especially cherished time spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family will receive guests from 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at the Buresh Funeral Home (101 Harrison Street, Prescott, Michigan 48756). There will also be visitation from 12 Noon until the time of the service at 1:00 PM Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at the Faith Lutheran Church (5315 Henderson Lake Road, Prescott, Michigan 48756). Pastor Ted Voll will be officiating and burial will follow at Richland Township Cemetery.

It is important to note that funeral service audio can be received on your car radio, while in the church parking lot, for those more comfortable with social distancing on the day of the funeral.

Visitors are respectfully asked to wear a facial covering and practice social distancing while in the funeral home and church.


Richland Township Cemetery


Paul was a long time friend of ours and was Arn's first golf partner at the then new Edgewood Golf Course. He will be missed, but is smiling down on us with his wife Margaret Ann and daughter Monica. Our prayers are sent to the family.
— Arnie and Debbie Engster
My heart felt condolences. I have known Paul for years. A wonderful person and friend.
— Carol a Napora
Our Deepest Sympathy in the Loss of your loved one. We were saddened to hear of your loss. We've known the Arndt family all of our lives. May God Bless all of you now and the days ahead.
— Ralph and Janet Hall
Sorry for your loss! Hugs,

Ledin family
— Sandy Ledin
Prayers and love for family and friends always enjoyed seeing him in the cafe international
— Jessica Uhl
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family 🙏.
— Butch and Mary Morrison
Thoughts and prayers for the family. Him and dad will trout fishing and mom will be waiting for him to get his guitar out.
— Linda Steele
RIP Uncle Paul, now you Aunt Margaret and Monica can sing together again, Forever.
— Gene & Susan Reetz
My deepest sympathy to the family. Thoughts and Prayers
— Mead Penny
Loved hearing Paul sing and especially yodel. He will be greatly missed by all. So very sorry for your loss, Linda and family.
— Dave and Dee Allen
Thinking of you Linda at this time and accept my condolences to you and your family. Prayers for God's comfort and peace to you all!
— Ed Crainer

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