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ARNDORFER, Catherine M. 1950-1999


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 6/10/2013 at 21:08:23

[Mason City Globe Gazette, Thursday, October 21, 1999]

MASON CITY - Catherine Mary Arndorfer, 49, of 2636 S. Benjamin Ave., died Tuesday (Oct. 19, 1999) at the Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, of ovarian cancer.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 419 N. Delaware Ave., with the Rev. Frederick J. Wood and the Rev. Kurt Rutz, brother-in-law to Catherine, officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave. and one hour prior to services on Friday at the church.

Memorials may be given to the Mercy Cancer Center.

Catherine was born April 26, 1950, in Ida Grove, the daughter of John Otto and Mary Ellen (Owens) Jacobs. She graduated from Maple Valley High School, Mapleton, Iowa, in 1968 and from Emmanuel Hospital School of Radiologic Technicians, Omaha, Neb., in 1970.

Catherine married Thomas Arndorfer on May 28, 1977. Prior to moving to Mason City in 1991, Catherine worked at Kossuth and Humboldt county hospitals. Catherine worked at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa and in 1995 became board certified as a technologist in nuclear medicine.

She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and enjoyed vacationing with her family at Lake Okoboji.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas, of Mason City; two daughters, Kristine and Elizabeth at home; father, John Jacobs and wife, Norma Jean, of Mapleton; sisters, Carol Burton and husband, Bruce, of Manly, Joan Rutz and her husband, the Rev. Kurt, of Paola, Kan., and Patricia Jacobs, of Inwood; brothers, Dennis Jacobs and his wife, Kim, of Kansas City, Mo., and Donald Jacobs and his wife, Anjanette, of Wichita, Kan.; and several nieces and nephews.

Catherine was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Ellen Jacobs.


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