John Joseph Arkenau

October 12, 1932February 24, 2013

John J. Arkenau, 80, of Louisville, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital.

He retired from Electrical Worker’s Union Local 369 and was a member of Incarnation Catholic Church where he was a member of the Senior Club. He was also a member of St. Joseph Orphanage Society and was an avid UK fan.

He was preceded in death by his parents Clem and Louise Arkenau.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Lou Burkhardt-Arkenau and many other family and friends.

His funeral Mass will be held at _____ Wednesday at Incarnation Catholic Church, 2229 Lower Hunters Trace, followed by entombment at Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation will be from 2-8 pm Tuesday at Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, 7710 Dixie Hwy.


  • Visitation Tuesday, February 26, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, February 27, 2013

John Joseph Arkenau

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February 26, 2013

Thought and prayers for the family in your time of loss. With sympathy.

Dr. Tanwani and Staff -Louisville Endocrine

February 26, 2013

Aunt Mary Lou (Noodles): I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I'll never forget all the times that you and Uncle John would pick me up and take me to the lake and the church picnics those are some of my favorite memories. I Love You!

Lori Johnson-Francis

Edward Nix

February 26, 2013

It truly was a great honor to have John as a friend. Peggy and I will always have John in our prayers. Peggy and Eddie

Tommy Broyles

February 26, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.