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Leo B. Arlinghaus

May 20, 2019

Burial Date: May 25, 2019

St. John Church 627 Pike Street Covington, KY 41011 May 25, 10 a.m.

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Leo Bernard Arlinghaus, age 95, of Villa Hills, KY passed away at his residence on Monday, May 20, 2019. He was a graduate of Newport Catholic High School and shortly after he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps. He bravely served our country during WWII; Leo flew 28 missions over Germany on a B-17 as the Flight Engineer and Top Turret Gunner. After leaving the Army Leo went on to have a 35 year career as an Engineer for General Electric. He was a lifelong Cincinnati Reds fan but his greatest joy was spending time with his family. Leo is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy M. Arlinghaus (nee Neff); children, Jane Arlinghaus Woeste, Leo B. Arlinghaus, Jr., Linda Arlinghaus Wiley, William R. Arlinghaus and Jeffrey L. Arlinghaus; 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at St. John Church (Covington, KY) from 9:00 AM until Mass of Christian Burial begins at 10:00 AM. Entombment will immediately follow at Mother of God Cemetery (Latonia, KY). Memorial contributions are suggested to the Honor Flight: Honor Flight, Inc. Attn: Meredith Rosenbeck 175 South Tuttle Road Springfield, OH 45505.