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 Myrtle E <I>Lee</I> Arnold

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Myrtle E Lee Arnold

  • Birth 28 Jan 1914 Lake Norden, Hamlin County, South Dakota, USA
  • Death 18 Oct 2007 Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA
  • Burial Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA
  • Memorial ID 22328093

Died: Thursday, October 18, 2007
Sioux Falls, SD
Age: 93 years, 8 months, 20 days

Myrtle Lee, the daughter of Rudolph and Selma (Olson) Lee, was born on January 28, 1914 in Lake Norden, SD. She was raised on a farm and graduated from Lake Norden High School in 1932.

Myrtle moved to Sioux Falls, SD in 1933 and married Cecil L. Arnold on May 5, 1938 in Sioux Falls.

An accomplished seamstress, Myrtle enjoyed quilting and embroidery. She also found enjoyment in playing the piano and visiting with family and friends. As one of ten children, Myrtle had a keen sense of humor, and was a talented cook. Family and friends alike will forever remember her great generosity and caring spirit. Myrtle was a longtime member of the Augustana Lutheran Church.

Grateful for having shared her life are two sons, Jim Arnold and his wife, Michele Francis, Cedar Rapids, IA, Bruce (Michal Shapiro) Arnold, New York, NY; one daughter, Janet Arnold, Sioux Falls, SD; a daughter-in-law, Donna Jipp and her husband, Ken, Sioux Falls, SD; four grandchildren, Eric and Jon Arnold (sons of Robert), Mark and Ellen Arnold (children of Jim); four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy Gimpel, Minneapolis, MN, Lorraine Volheim, Watertown, SD; and two sisters-in-law, Bernice Lee and Marjorie Lee, Lake Norden, SD.

Myrtle was preceded by her husband, Cecil, on January 25, 1995; a son, Robert; her parents; six brothers: Wallace, Raymond, Clyde, Howard, Robert and Stanley Lee; and one sister, Ruth Wood.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Augustana Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, SD

Hills of Rest Memorial Park, Sioux Falls, SD

Arrangements by George Boom Funeral Home.

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  • Created by: In memory of Scott
  • Added: 21 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22328093
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Myrtle E Lee Arnold (28 Jan 1914–18 Oct 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22328093, citing Hills of Rest Memorial Park, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by In memory of Scott (contributor 46776086) .