Patricia Joy Arndorfer, 81, of Post Falls, Idaho went home with her Lord and Savior June 9, 2013.
Published June 20, 2013
Services will be held at the Hettinger Lutheran Church at 10 a.m. and burial following at the Hettinger Cemetery Wednesday, July 3, 2013.
Born to Chester and Mildred Beaumont Jan. 25, 1932 in Bismarck, N.D., she spent all of her childhood on a farm near Bucyrus, N.D. She went to school in Bucyrus, N.D. until her senior year and graduated high school in Hettinger, N.D. in 1950.
On June 22, 1950, she married her high school sweetheart, James (Jim) Dean Arndorfer. They then moved to Alabama as Jim was in the service. After his military service they moved back to the family farm in Hettinger, until his untimely death in 1989.
Together they had three children: Cynthia Froehlich (Richard) of Post Falls, Idaho, Thomas Arndorfer (Cindy) of Hettinger, N.D. and Brad Arndorfer (Julie) of Billings, Mont.
Patricia found great blessings from her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Patricia loved to golf, play bridge, bowl and be with her many friends.
She moved to Hayden, Idaho in 1999, where her daughter Cindy and her family resided. She resided with Pete Ihle for 14 years before her death.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jim Arndorfer her close sisters, Helen Lundahl and Beverly Zimmerman.
Her sister Fern Uhler and brother William Beaumont and numerous nieces and nephews survive her. She is also survived by grandchildren, Shawn Arndorfer (Mariya) and their children Mikayla, Garret, Dillon, and Derek; Seth Arndorfer (Ali) and their children Jace and Reece; Sam Arndorfer (Brooke) and their children Rylyn and Tatum; Mike Froehlich (Michelle) and their children Haiden and Brennen; Jessica Hammond (TJ) and their children MacKenzie and Kaden; Karissa Kautzman (Shane) and their son: Tracen; and youngest grandchild Joe Arndorfer.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hettinger Lutheran Church Elevator Fund at PO Box 109, Hettinger, ND 58639 or by calling 701-567-2598.