From the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette of March 11, 2005


ELIZABETH “Betty”  ARNOLD, 82, of Eel River Township, died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at Hospice Home.  Born in Perry Township, she graduated from Huntertown High School, in 1941 and lived all of her adult life in Eel River Township.  She retired from C & C Packing Company, Inc. after 10 years in 1973.  A member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, she was a loving mother and grandmother.


Surviving are her children:

            BARBARA (PHILIP) HARTZOG of Fort Wayne

            BILL (MARY LOU) ARNOLD of Huntertown

Her sisters:



            PHYLLIS FITCH , all of Huntertown

Her brother:

            JIM  (VIRGINIA) PULVER of Fort Wayne

Nine grandchildren

Six great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her husband, JAMES SIDNEY “Sid” ARNOLD, in 2000.


Two brothers, BOB PULVER and BUD PULVER


Mass of Christian Burial is 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, 1502 E. Wallen Road, with calling one hour prior to Mass.  Calling also from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco, with a Wake service at 6 p.m.  Burial in Highland Park Cemetery.  Memorials to Masses or Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home. 





Born October 19, 1900;  Died March 26, 1984


DEWEY S. ARNOLD, 83, of rural northwest Allen County, died Monday in his home.  Mr. Arnold lived on the same farm on Johnson Road all his life.


Surviving are his wife:

            MARY ELLEN

Three sons:

            MARK, at home

            AARON, of Columbia City

            ELI, of Johnson Road

And a sister:

            CONSTANCE WENER, of Yoder


Services at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Sheets Funeral Home Churubusco, with calling there after 4 p.m. today.  A Masonic service will be at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home.  Burial in Eel River Cemetery.




Fort Wayne Newspapers, Born February 2, 1907;  Died October 18, 2002


MARY ELLEN ARNOLD, 95, died Friday at Applewood Health and Rehabilitation.  Born in Huntertown, she was a homemaker and operated Arnold’s Loom-Craft Studio for several years.  Her husband, DEWEY S., died in 1984.


Surviving are three sons:

            ELI J.

            MARK L., both of Fort Wayne

            AARON R., of Columbia City

A brother:

            JACOB KELL of Huntertown

Three grandchildren

Five great grandchildren


She was preceded in death by a daughter, MARTHA ELLEN ARNOLD.


Services at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco.  Calling from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.  Burial in Eel River Cemetery, Allen County.  Memorials to Applewood Health & Rehabilitation Center Activities Department. 




As reported in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette  August 27, 2006


MARK L. ARNOLD, 68, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Eel River Township, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2006 at Glenbrook Nursing Home.    A lifelong resident of Allen County, he retired from Huntertown Grain Company after 25 years, and had served with the Army National Guard.   He was a former member of the Huntertown Volunteer Fire Department and Maumee Steam & Gas Association. 


Surviving are his wife, LYNNE (SENSIBAUGH) ARNOLD


            AARON R. (ANN) ARNOLD of Columbia City, IN

            ELI J. (BONNIE) ARNOLD of Fort Wayne


He was preceded in death by his parents:


And sister:



Service is 10 a.m. Monday at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco with Pastor Larry Smith officiating.   Visitation is from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.   Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens.  In lieu of flowers, memorials to Huntertown Volunteer Fire Department.  


Added by the obituary in the Northwest News of August 30, 2006:


“died at 5:26 a.m. Friday, August 25, 2006, at Glenbrook Nursing Home in Fort Wayne.   He had been hospitalized for a few days and was taken to the nursing home on Wednesday evening. 


Mr. Arnold was born on April 25, 1938 in Fort Wayne, a son of DEWEY S. and MARY ELLEN (KELL) ARNOLD and spent most of his life on the family farm in Eel River Township.  


His marriage took place in Huntertown on May 22, 1987 to Lynne Sensibaugh.  She survives.”