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-Kathryn  K. Arnold-

Kathryn  K. Arnold, age 62, of Wilton, IA, died suddenly on Monday, September 24, 2007, at Unity Health Systems Hospital in Muscatine, IA.

Kathryn Asmus was born October 4, 1944, to Fred and Marcella (Mohr) Asmus in Manning, IA.  She married Gordon L. Arnold on July 27, 1969, in Wilton, IA.  She graduated from Columbus High, Columbus Junction, IA in 1963.  She later attended the University of Iowa receiving a secretarial degree.  Kathy was the secretary at Zion Lutheran Church since 1992.  Previously she had worked at Carver Pump and Mapco in Muscatine, CDS in Wilton and the Wilton Community Schools.  Kathy was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Wilton and the Wilton American Legion Auxiliary.  For many years she devoted her time to the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts of Wilton.  She enjoyed her work at Zion, for her painting was a joy, she enjoyed reading, cleaning and above all, her children and grandchildren.

Visitation was held on Friday, September 28, 2007, from 3-7 P.M. at Zion Lutheran Church, Wilton, IA. A wake service was conducted at 7:00 P.M.  Additional visitation was 1 hour prior to the service at Zion Lutheran Church.  Services were held on Saturday, September 29, 2007, at 10:00 A.M. at Zion Lutheran Church, Wilton, IA.  Serving as pallbearers were Roger Sessler, Roy Robert, Roger Bender, Gary Moeller, Bart Proctor, Scott Lowe and Mark Lowe. The officiant was Pastor Joshua Reimche.  Musical selections were provided by organist Linda Timmsen, pianist Richard Sessler and vocalist Cyndi  Hammes.  Inurnment will take place at the Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, IA.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her husband, Gordon of Wilton, IA and their children,  Julie and her husband, Corey Jacobs of St. Mary's, GA, Janine Arnold of Wilton, IA and Jason Arnold of Irvine, CA; 3 grandchildren, Brandon, Lauren and Cecelia, and her sister, Genevieve and her husband, Larry Scott of Dahlonega, GA.  She was preceded in death by parents, her granddaughter, Alexandria Jacobs, her sister, Anne Lowe and an infant brother, John Asmus.

Memorial donations may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church in her memory.

Bentley Funeral Home, Wilton is handling the arrangements.

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