Arnulfo Dehoyos Serna
Dec 2, 1952 – Apr 29, 2014
Arnulfo “Arnie” Serna, 61, of Kent passed away April 29, 2014. He was born in Uvalde, Texas, to Arnulfo and Chonita Serna. He met his future wife, Sylvia Ann Gutierrez, in their junior high school at the age of twelve and they married on May 17, 1975. Arnulfo is survived by his wife, Sylvia, and four daughters: Lisa, Ivette, Monique, and Laura; 4 grandchildren: Lucian, Magnus, Titus and Lilia and son-in-laws: Larry and Tom and daughter-in-law, Tracie.
Arnulfo graduated from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, with a degree in Business Administration. He received his master’s in business administration from City University of Seattle. After serving in the ROTC in high school and college, he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the United States Army in 1976. He served for nine years, including postings in South Korea and Germany, before being honorably discharged with the rank of Captain. Arnie believed in providing new experiences for his family and providing a great education for his daughters. The family has lived in Oklahoma, Texas, California and Alaska.
He will be deeply missed by his mother, Chonita, sisters: Amparo, Linda and Veronica and his brother, Robert and countless members of a loved and loving extended family.
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