ORWELL —In honoring the wishes of Louise M. Arnebold, 103, who died Feb. 21 at the Meadows in Rutland, there will be a private graveside committal service and burial in George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery in Paramus, N.J., at a later date.
Mrs. Arnebold was born in Ottersberg, Germany, on Sept. 30, 1909. She came to New Jersey in 1929.
Louise married Robert M. Arnebold and they made their home in Maywood, N.J.
She had been a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Maywood since 1946.
She always had a garden full of flowers and a canning closet full of goodies that she readily gave away to all her family and friends who came to visit.
She moved to Orwell in 2004 and made her home with her son.
Survivors include a son, Robert G. Arnebold Jr. and his wife, Susan of Orwell, with whom she had made her home; a daughter-in-law, Jerri Ostergren and her husband, John of North Carolina; four grandchildren, Linda and her husband, Geno Balestra of Poultney, Rob Arnebold and his fiancée Joyce Putnam of Killington, Kristin Sasser and her husband, Jamie of North Carolina and Erik Arnebold; two great-granddaughters, Kaci Jo Arnebold-O’Rourke and Elizabeth Sasser.
She was predeceased by a son, Rudolph Carl in 1977; and her husband in January 1991.
Memorial gifts, in lieu of flowers may be made in her memory to Zion Lutheran Church, 120 East Pleasant Ave., Maywood, N.J. 07607.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller and Ketchanm Funeral Home in Brandon.
This obituary first appeared in the March 7, 2013 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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