June 17, 2021
Arvon John Marcotte, 85, of Nebraska City died Sunday, June 13, 2021, at his daughter's home in Omaha.
Arvon was born on Nov. 24, 1935, to John J. and Rosa A. (Balthazor) Marcotte at their home in Zurich, Kan. He was the youngest of eight children. Throughout childhood he enjoyed serving daily mass, fishing with his father and developing his love of sports. He graduated from Palco High School in Palco, Kan., with the Class of 1953. Arvon entered the United States Army on Nov. 13, 1958, where he traveled Europe as a baseball pitcher for NACOM, proudly serving his country, until his hon...