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David B Arens

October 27, 1959 — December 22, 2022

Woodburn

David Arens, 63, of Woodburn, passed away Thursday, December 22,2022 at his home after a battle with aggressive cancer.

David was born in Ft. Wayne on October 27, 1959, to Beverly (Bishop) Robbins & Alfred Arens.

Dave graduated from Woodlan Highschool and worked at SDI as a crane operator. He had a true passion for motorcycles and old cars. He loved to both work on them and ride them. One of his most memorable trips was riding "the dragon" in Tennessee and he also frequented trips to Canada and North Carolina. His car and motorcycle collection included a 1956 Dodge truck, a 2006 GTO, a 1992 Camaro Z28, a 2003 Suzuki Hayabusa, among others. Dave was a caring and outgoing man that loved his family and those around him. He was always willing to help those in need of a hand and was always uplifting to his kids and grandkids. 

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Katherine (Stark) Arens; mother, Beverly (Jim) Robbins; children, Jeffrey Arens, Pamela (Justin) Zent, & Matthew (Kelly) Arens; stepson, Kelly Foster; siblings, Cheryl Mahlan, Elaine (Denny) Schenkel, Genevieve Torrez, Frances (Paul) Overman, & Howard (Sharon) Arens; grandchildren, Zachary, Tyler, Owen, Taydem, Haisley, & Ilah; sister-in-law & brother-in-laws, Debby, Scott, & Steve Stark; & mother & father-in-law, Bud & Joanne Stark. 

Dave was preceded in death by his father, Alfred; son-in-law, Brian Bacon; brother-in-law, Kevin Mahlan. 

Viewing is Friday, December 30, 2022 from 1-3 PM at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W. River St., Antwerp, Ohio 45813. 

Service is Friday, December 30, 2022 at 3 PM at the funeral home. 

He will be laid to rest at IOOF Cemetery in New Haven. 

Memories are to the Semper Fi Fund. 

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com.

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