Irene Arnold, age 94, of Constantine, passed away Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at Fairview Nursing & Rehabilitation Centre in Centreville. She was born in Marshall County , IL on April 11, 1918, a daughter of Arthur and Myrtle (Sullivan) Dowty. On November 27, 1935 she married Reuben Arnold in Goshen, IN. He preceded her in death in 1985. Irene worked for numerous years with the Three Rives Hospital in many capacities. She was a devoted employee and friend to her coworkers. Irene greatly enjoyed her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an avid sewer and crafter.
Surviving are her daughter Linda Buel of Constantine, sons David (Jane) Arnold of Hastings, MI, Dan (Margie) Arnold of Atlanta, GA, 10 grand, and 16 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Kenneth Arnold, daughter Margery Arnold, son-in-law Don Buel, 4 brothers and 3 sisters most recently Maxine Wertz.
Relatives and friends will be received December 8th from 10 to 11 am at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Constantine where Memorial Services will follow at 11m. with Reverend Dennis Smith officiating. Interment of Ashes will be in the Constantine Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Fairview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre. Arrangements were entrusted to the Eley Funeral Home in Constantine. On line messages for the family may be left at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.