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Jeanette Irene Arnold: June 5, 1923 - October 26, 2011

Published on Wed, Nov 2, 2011
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Jeanette Irene Arnold: June 5, 1923 - October 26, 2011

Jeanette Irene Arnold of Birch Bay passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at the age of 88. She was born and raised in Valley City, ND, and moved to Seattle in 1943, where she worked at Boeing until 1954. Jeanette married Kenneth Arnold in 1951 in Seattle where they raised their three children. In 1964 Jeanette began working for Seattle Public Schools, serving as a school secretary until her retirement in 1978 when Jeanette and Kenneth moved to Birch Bay.

Jeanette was preceded in death by Kenneth with whom she shared many happy years until his passing in 1989. Jeanette loved needlework, crafts of all kinds, and collecting lighthouses. She was actively dedicated to the ministry of Custer United Methodist Church for many years. Jeanette will be greatly missed by her family including her children Lindsey (Kerry) Arnold, Mitzi (Al) Limesand and Rebecca Arnold; 6 grandchildren and 13 great- grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and sister Phyllis (Don) Holmes and brother Ernie (Patty) Green.

A memorial service was held at Custer United Methodist Church. In addition, memories may be shared at www.molesfuneralhomes.com.