of Paris, AR
February 28, 1957 - September 11, 2022
Michael E. Ahrns, 65, of Paris, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022 in Paris. He was born on February 28, 1957 in Elk City, Oklahoma to his parents, Richard and Ernestine (Geels) Ahrns. Mike was the owner and operator of Ahrn's Masonry. He volunteered his talent to many organizations over the years including the Coal Miner's Memorial, St. Joseph Catholic Church and Cemetery where he was an active member for many years and would even brick homes for less fortunate families in the community that where experiencing tough times. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3787 in Paris and was an avid Arkansas Razorback fan. In addition to his parents, his is preceded in death by one brother, John Ahrns. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Regina (Whitson) Ahrns of Paris; one son, Jason Ahrns of Fairbanks, Alaska; one sister, Mary Ann Gilbert and husband, Sammy of Magazine; two brothers, Louis Ahrns of Magazine and Paul Ahrns of Scranton and his nephew, Justin Iames and wife, Kim of Fort Smith. A memorial rosary will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. with a visitation to follow beginning at 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris. A memorial mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 16, 2022 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris officiated by Fr. Reginald Udouj O.S.B.. Burial of cremated remains will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Roller Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers will be Justin Iames, Andy Jones, Johnny Keathley, Justin Keathley, Tim Revis, Richard Doom, Eric Wells and John Paul Wells.
Mike was a good friend and a good man. He built the retaining wall for my wife, Debbye Hughes at cost ( or less ).
Regina this breaks my heart for you, so sorry for your loss. Mike is reaping his rewards now. Sending my Love and Prayers for you and Jason…
I am so sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. He was a very nice man with a great sense of humor. Thoughts and prayers for your family.
Regina our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Mike was a great guy.
Michael will be missed greatly by his entire family. Prayers for the family. May he rest in peace.
Maryann and family ~~ so sorry in the loss of your brother. Prayers for each of you.
So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your son.
Regina, Maryann, Louis, Paul and all the family. I am so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. We spent a lot of time together in our grade school years. He was an awesome man and friend. I was Blessed to have known him. Prayers of comfort for all the family, he will be missed.
Regina and Jason, We’re sad to hear about Mike’s passing. We’re thinking about you and you are in our prayers.
Mike was a nice guy. He was always friendly with a ready smile and a fun laugh. My condolences to Regina and his whole family.
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all the family. May he Rest In Peace
I am so sorry for your loss
Regina I’m so sorry for your loss. My love, thoughts, and prayers go out to you and all your family.
Thoughts and prayers. Always good neighbors for my parents Neal and Tamara Wade
Sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.
Regina, hold on to all of those wonderful memories made during the last 40+ years. Prayers for comfort for you and Jason. Mike was such a Christian man. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.
Spent many days/nights as a kid with my dad visiting... Was always a blast. Mike will definitely be missed. We are sending our prayers.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. RIP Mike
Our condolences and prayers to you all. Ahrns was a good man and friend to all. Rest in peace Mike.
So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God wrap you in his arms and help you through this difficult time.
Regina we are so sorry. Mike was such a wonderful person. You and Jason are in our thoughts and prayers.
God saw that you were tired, and a cure he could not see, He wrapped his arms around you and said, come home with me.. Rest In Peace Michael, you will be missed and always in our Prayers. Regina and Jason and all the family keeping you in Prayers at this difficult time…❤️❤️🙏🙏🙏
Regina, Jason & family,We are so very sorry for your loss, Michael was one of a kind…May God wrap his loving arms around you all in this difficult time, hugs & prayers!
Regina, Jason and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Mike was a wonderful man!! Your whole family will be in our prayers. Much love,Susan and Randy Sullivan
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family. I know he will be missed very much.
My love and deepest sympathy in the passing of Mike.
Forever in our hearts.
Regina, So sorry to hear about Michael.You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Sheila Law & family
Mike was good friend an honorable man. He will be dearly missed. Thanks for all the cherished memories and Rest In Peace in Hog Heaven! WPS. Love and comfort for the family.
I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all.
I'm so very sorry for your loss. I praying for all of your family.
I so hated to hear this Regina!! You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you! You had one of the great ones!
Regina , I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mike. Prayers are with you and the rest of his family.
Regina, Mary Ann and Families, Mike fought the good fight for many years against his health problems. He is now receiving his reward of eternal rest. I pray that God provides you with comfort and strength. Sincerely, Celeste