Oldtimer Lou Arges dead at 90
NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 17, 2012 —
Lou Arges, a well-known West Sacramento property owner and businessman, died in his home on Sept. 11 at the age of 90.
Arges was a sheepherder, farmer and businessman. His business interests included “The Pipe King” pipe sales spot on Jefferson Blvd. in Southport, which for a number of years provide pipe for construction purposes. The business earned Arges himself the nickname “Pipe King.”
He stayed active in his retirement, building a large house on his Southport property and working the land.
Arges was an avid hunter and fisherman, frequenting the Sierra Nevadas and the wilderness of Idaho and Montana.
A “celebration of life” service is planned for Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. at River Cities Funeral Chapel, 910 Soule Street. Friends are invited.
Copyright News-Ledger 2012