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Obituary of GEORGE W. ARNEY
George W. ARNEY, son of Martin and Matilda ARNEY was born Apr 25, 1861 in Huntington Co, IN, and died at his home southwest of Morrowville, KS, Apr 18,1941, at the age of 79 yrs, 11 months and 24 days.

He was married to Johana CARLSON, November 28,1880 at Altoone, Iowa, who passed away Dec 24, 1901.

To this union six children were born. He leaves to mourn his passing three sons, Ora. A., Henry M. and Charles Edward all of Morrowville. Two daughters, Mrs. Edith COX of Fairbury, Mrs. Iva McCORMICK of Salina.

One daughter Mrs. Rose BAKER having preceded her father in death. He was the last of a family of eight

The family came to Altoone, Iowa in 1865 when he was four years of age. There he grew to manhood and married, and came to Washington Co, KS in the year 1883, where he resided until death called him.

He united with the Christian church at Altoona (sp var), Iowa when he was a young boy and transferred his membership to the Christian Church at Morrowville after he came to Washington Co. Grandpa ARNEY
helped build the Morrowville Christian Church and his sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren are helping to carry on its work.

His home southeast of Morrowville, burned in Sept, 1939, and he made his home since that time with his two sons, Henry and Edward.

He has been a kind and loving father, always staying at home with his children, a faithful Christian and good citizen. Besides his sons and daughters he leaves to mourn his passing, seven grandchildren, other relatives and a host of friends.

Transcribed and Contributed by Delores Raines

Last Updated:  Sunday, November 25, 2001 00:55:34

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