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Fern Marie Arnold

Fern Marie Arnold of Rifle died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003. She was 62.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Miss Arnold was born Dec. 3, 1941, in Rifle to Celeste Richardson and Alex Arnold. She spent her childhood in Rifle and graduated from Rifle High School.

She worked as a waitress, and was a lifetime resident of Rifle.

She loved embroidery and other needlework, and was always making beautiful pieces.

An outgoing person, she loved to visit friends at the Rifle Senior Center. Before Christmas, she set up a booth at the Senior Center to sell her pieces, which were mostly embroidered pillowcases.

Miss Arnold was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by a brother, Norman Arnold; by uncles, aunts and cousins; and by many friends, including special friend Wanda Day, who helped Miss Arnold in her last years.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rifle Senior Center, 250 Ute Ave., Rifle, CO 81650.

Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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