Arnold (Arnie) James Moch 72, Bismarck, died in his home peacefully on Dec. 1, 2018.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at noon Thursday, Dec. 6, at Spirit of Life Catholic Church, 801 1st St. SE, Mandan, with the Rev. Todd Kreitinger officiating.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, where rosary/vigil service will begin at 7 p.m.
Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Bismarck.
Arnie was born Sept. 23, 1946, to Joseph P. and Magdalena (Wald) Moch. He was raised on the family farm near Braddock, and graduated high school. On May 11, 1968, Arnie married Gloria Backhaus at Saint Katherine’s Church in Braddock. Arnie and Gloria continued living on the family farm, milking cows and farming. In 1991, Arnie and Gloria moved to Bismarck. Arnie started working at Fargo Paint & Glass as a window installer, and in 2011 he retired.
Arnie was a sports lover who played amateur baseball and basketball. After retiring from his own sports, he enjoyed going to family sports events. He loved doing construction and woodworking projects. When he was not spending time with family he enjoyed shopping at Menards. His children and grandchildren were very special to him.
He will be deeply missed by his wife Gloria of 50 years; his son, Todd Moch (Laura Lee), Bismarck; daughter, Shelley (Cody) Stramer, Bismarck; and son, Brant Moch (Jessica), Bismarck; grandchildren, Isaiah, Ashlee, Jager, Ryder, and Xander; two sisters, Angeline Erhardt and Delores Laursen; one brother, Clarence (Elizabeth) Moch; sisters-in-law, Jean Moch, Joann Kleinknecht, Ramona (Robert) Eckman; and brother-in-law, Kenney (Katy) Backhaus.
He was preceded in death by parents, Joseph P and Magdalena; his brothers, Edward and Andrew; his sister, Rosalie; his nephew, Loren Moch; and his brother-in-law, Matt Erhardt.
Go to www.parkwayfuneral.com to share memories of Arnie and sign the online guest book.