GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                         February 22. 1996

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Kathryn (Violett) Arnold

  HARLEM - Kathryn (Violett) Arnold, 83, died Monday at a Havre hospital of

natural causes.

  Her funeral is 2 p.m. Friday at the Harlem Methodist Church, with bural in

Harlem Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Memorials are

suggested to the Harlem Senior Citizens Center.

  She was born March 23, 1912, in Madison, Iowa, and moved with her parents to

a homestead north of Harlem in 1913. She graduated from Harlem High School in

1930 and attended Dillon Normal College  and Northern Montana College in Havre

to recieve her teaching certificate. She taught in rural school in East Blaine

County. In 1933 she married John Arnold in Harlem and they farmed south of

Harlem, where she worked in the fields, gardened and fed bum lambs. In 1958 she

joined JC Penney as a bookkeeper and manager, retiring in 1973.

  She and her husband moved into Harlem after he retired from farming in 1975.

He died in 1984 and she recently moved to the Northern Montana Care Center.

  Surviving are a son, John Arnold of Phoenix; daughters, Josephine Lorentzen

of Willow, Alaska, and Anne Wilson of Federal Way, Wash.; a brother, Byron

Violett of Tehachapi, Calif.; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

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Havre Daily News                                            February 22, 1996

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Kathryn (Violett) Arnold

  HARLEM - Kathryn (Violett) Arnold, 83, died Feb. 19 at Northern Montana Hosp.

in Havre due to natural causes.

  Her funeral is 2 p.m. Friday, Feb.23, in the Harlem Methodist Church, with

burial following at the Harlem Cemetery.

  Arnold was born to Dewey and Anna (Strieff) Violett on March 23, 1912, at

Madison, Iowa. She came with her parents in 1913 to settle 18 miles North of

Harlem on a homestead. Arnold attended schools in Harlem and gradated from

Harlen High School in 1930.

She attended Dillon Normal College  and Northern Montana College in Havre

to recieve her teaching certificate. She taught in rural school in East Blaine

Countyand married John Arnold on June 14, 1933, in Harlem.They farmed two miles

south of Harlem, where she worked in the fields, did gardening  and fed bum

lambs.

In 1958, she went to work as a bookkeeper for the J.C0. Penney store in Harlem

and later bookkeeper and manager, when Skogno's purchaced the store  retiring in

1973.

  She and her husband purchaced a home in Harlem when he retired from the farm

in 1975. Her husband preceded her in death in 1984 and she continued to live at

the family home until just recentlyshe moved to Northern Montana Care Center.

  Arnold is survived by one son, John Arnold of Phoenix; and two daughters,

Josephine Lorentzen of Willow, Alaska, and Anne Wilson of Federal Way, Wash.;

one brother, Byron Violett of Tehachapi, Calif.; eight grandchildren and 16

great-grandchildren.

  Memorials may be sent to the Harlen Senior Citizens Center.

  Arrangements by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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