Arnold W. Mazzucchelli, age 81, died Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
He was born July 16, 1930 in Chicago to Innocent and Marie (Menet) Mazzucchelli. On March 6, 1954 he married Barbara A. Chalberg in Chicago.
Arnold was a bricklayer for 50 years and a member of Local #21.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving two enlistments during the Korean War.
Arnold was a champion fisherman, loved the outdoors, and was a doting grandfather. He was adventurous, loved to travel and will be fondly remembered as a real jokester.
He is survived by his wife Barbara of 57 years; a daughter, Cindy (Thom) Besler of Wonder Lake; two grandchildren, Carly and Emily; and a sister, Janet (Steve) Schwarz of West Chicago.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Arnette Larsen in 1979; and his parents.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, December 23, 2011 at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
Friends may send on-line condolences to the family at www.justenfh.com. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400.