FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. - John F. Arnold born in Fort Dodge, IA on January 17, 1936 to Harry and Marguerite (Cunningham) Arnold and passed March 1, 2013 in Fountain Valley, CA while surrounded by his family. He attended Fort Dodge, Iowa schools, graduating from Fort Dodge High School in 1954. John served in the National Guard until entering the navy in 1956. He married the love of his life Milly Condon April 23, 1960. Along with family, John owned and operated the Standard Parts Store in Fort Dodge and Eagle Grove, IA until 1967, when he moved his family to Costa Mesa, CA.