Monday, October 9th, 2006
Celina native Ruthelene Emma Arnold, 87, of Middletown, Md., died Oct. 6, 2006, at her daughter's home in Middletown.
She was born July 8, 1919, in Celina, to Howard William and Ella Anna Viereck Crogman. She married Francis D. Arnold, who died Jan. 8, 2004.
Survivors are a son, Larry D. (Sue), Mission Viejo, Calif.; two daughters, Kathy A. (Steve) Schultz, Middletown, and Lynette K. (Mark) Strakbein, Tucson, Ariz.; a brother, Harry W. (Naomi) Crogman, Celina; two sisters, Mary Ellen Kuhn, Celina, and Doris Ann (Don) Cook, St. Marys; seven grandchildren and a great-grandson.
Deceased is a son, Donald G.
She retired from Reynolds & Reynolds Co. and the former Goldsteins Childrens Shop, both of Celina. She was a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Tucson.
Services are 8 p.m. Tuesday at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, Middletown, the Rev. Mark A. Wakefield officiating, and 5 p.m. Thursday at East Lawn Palms Cemetery, Tucson.
Calling is after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and after 3 p.m. Thursday at East Lawn.
Contributions can be made to the church memorial garden or to Hospice of Frederick Co., Frederick, Md.