John E. Arland

John E. Arland, age 75, of Greenfield passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016, at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. John was born on June 16, 1940, in Peru, Ind., to the late William and Wave (Hammond) Arland.

John graduated from Peru High School in 1958 and would later receive his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Purdue University in 1964. He married the love of his life, Suzanne (Dyer) Arland, on August 25, 1962. John was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Greenfield. He was also involved with the Greenfield Sertoma Club, Holy Family Camp, Greenfield Community Choir and the John Purdue Club. John was an avid golfer and Purdue Boilermaker fan. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren who made him extremely proud.

Surviving John is his wife Suzanne “Susie” Arland of Greenfield; sons, David (Karen) Arland of Carmel, Andy (Denise) Arland of Greenfield, Tom Arland of Greenfield, and Drew (Krista) Arland of Carmel; sister, Judy (Don) Jaberg of Bunker Hill; brother-in-law, John Barron of Peru; grandsons, Jacob, Zachary, Lucas, Matthew, Nicholas, J.D. and granddaughter, Kathryn Arland.

Preceding him in death are his parents listed above; brother, William Arland; and sister, Patricia Barron.

Visitation will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield, 1780 West Main St., Greenfield, IN 46140. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at St. Michael Catholic Church of Greenfield, 519 Jefferson Blvd., Greenfield, IN 46140. Burial will be held at a later date at Park Cemetery in Greenfield.

Memorial Contributions in honor of John may be sent directly to the Families United for Support and Encouragement (FUSE), 1133 West Main St., Suite E, Greenfield, IN 46140.

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