Tod Arnason

  Tod J. Arnason, of Nooksack, died peacefully on June 6, 2018 at the age of 64. He was born Jan. 7, 1954 to Hal Jr. and Donna “Donnie” (Valdason) Arnason in Bellingham.

  Tod graduated from Sehome High School in 1972 and earned his associate’s degree at Skagit Valley Community College. He worked as an operator at Intalco for 29 years. Tod was an active member of the Everson Lions Club and a Nooksack Cemetery commissioner. He enjoyed walking and hiking in the Northwest, traveling and mapping his routes along the way. Tod loved spending time with his children and grandchildren and cheering them on at every sporting event.

  Tod was preceded in death by his parents, Hal Jr. and Donna.

  He is survived by his loving wife Virginia; children Alyssa (Eugene) Brooks, Trever Arnason (Bethany), Jordan Arnason (Emily) and Nicole (Adam) Burke; grandchildren Jaida, Peyton, Kolbi, Hannah, Mickayla, Aubrey and Declan; siblings Hal Greg (Darla), Kim (Margo), Shelli Lentz (Roy) and Kathi Berry (Michael); also many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Everson Lions Club in Tod’s name, 6574 Lawrence Rd., Everson, WA 98247.

  A graveside gathering for close friends and family will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, in Nooksack Cemetery on the Breckenridge Road.

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