William "Bill" F. Van Arsdel

May 30, 1940June 24, 2019

William F. “Bill” Van Arsdel, 79, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019, at Yorktown Manor in Yorktown, Indiana.

He was born on Thursday, May 30, 1940, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of Everett Raymond and Jean Emily (Stingle) Van Arsdel. Bill worked for Noble Industries until his retirement. He was an avid Indianapolis Colts and Indianapolis Pacers fan, and loved Elvis. Bill enjoyed bowling, fishing, and spending time with his niece and nephews and their families.

Survivors include his sister, Rae Jean (husband, Ken) Prybylla, Yorktown, Indiana; one niece, Theresa (husband, Tony) Alexander; two nephews, Steven Raymond (wife, Heather) Prybylla, and William Kenneth (wife Cindy) Prybylla; five great-nephews; and three great-nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be held in Elm Ridge Funeral Home, 4600 West Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, Indiana, 47304, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, July 1, 2019. Burial will take place in Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Family and friends may call from 5:30 p.m. until the time of services on Monday, July 1, 2019, at Elm Ridge Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at


  • Calling Hours: Monday, July 1, 2019
  • Funeral Service: Monday, July 1, 2019


William "Bill" F. Van Arsdel

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Kathy Prybylla

June 26, 2019

Rae Jean, Ken and family

I was saddened to learn of your brother's death, Rae Jean.
You have our condolences.

Kathy and Richard Prybylla