ARENDS, Dorothy Arvilla (Gratias) Yezek 1915-2009
ARENDS, GRATIAS, YEZEK, ARZBERGER, GILMAN
Posted By: Diane M Scott (email)
Date: 7/15/2012 at 12:31:42
Dorothy Arvilla (Gratias) Arends – September 2, 1915 – September 4, 2009
Funeral service for Dorothy Arends was Tuesday, Sept. 8, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Nora Springs.
Burial was in Park Cemetery, Nora Springs. The Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg was in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy passed away on Friday, Sept. 4, 2009 at the Muse-Norris Hospice Unit in Mason City. She was 94.
Dorothy Arvilla Gratias was born Sept. 2, 1915, the daughter of Earl W. and Ina D. (Arzberger) Gratias, on the family farm near Nora Springs. She attended Nora Springs High School.
Dorothy was united in marriage to Leo F. Yezek on Sept. 12, 1938, and to them, a daughter was born, Ina Marie.
On Sept. 18, 1953, Dorothy was joined in marriage to Guy Arends.
Dorothy enjoyed her pets and working outside with her flowers and shrubs.
She is survived by her daughter, Ina Marie Gilman (Robert) of Emmetsburg; grandsons, Richard Lee Gilman (Annette) of Parker, CO and Ryan Gilman (Nancy) of West Des Moines; great-grandchildren, Adam, Jessica, Gramm and Sage Gilman; and her great-great granddaughter, Nevaeh Gilman.
Mrs. Arends was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Guy.
Emmetsburg News, September 9, 2009
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