Ruth Marie "Marie" Arnold (1916 - 2014)


Ruth Marie Arnold, 98, of Brownstown, died at 4:40 p.m. on Friday, June 20, 2014, at Aperion Care Center in St. Elmo.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home in Brownstown, with the Rev. John Heicher officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in rural Brownstown. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Memorials: Aperion Care Center activity fund. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mrs. Arnold was born on Thursday, March 2, 1916, in Sefton Township, rural Brownstown, the daughter of Charles and Mary Hout Sidwell. She married Elwood Arnold; he died on Aug. 29, 1993.
Survivors include sons, Dennis Arnold, Dave Arnold and his wife Nancy, and Dallas Arnold, all of Brownstown.

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Published in The Leader-Union from June 22 to July 2, 2014