After WWII, Arnold’s family moved to Ratzeburg, Germany, and in 1948, immigrated to Canada, settling in Niverville, Man. Arnold attended MB Collegiate Institute, Winnipeg. His lifelong love of cars and trucks led him first to work for transport companies, and later to set up his own trucking business. Arnold and Agnes took many trips across North America. Arnold was a great storyteller. He was ready to meet his Saviour Jesus.