Kathryn Arning, age 85, passed away May 2, 2021. She was born October 30, 1935.
Kathryn was preceded in death by her husband, Charles. They were faithful members of Christ United Methodist Church. Kathryn served as a local and district officer of United Methodist Women. She also originated and led the congregation's Mature Methodists social program, fondly known as M&Ms.
Kathryn and Charles were avid square dancers, active members of Square Ups and Rag Tags square dance clubs. They were founding/lifetime members of Albuquerque Square Dance Center. They also were members of Siglo de Oro RV Club. Kathryn was a dynamic (and highly competitive) bridge player. She loved to plan and host events of all kinds. Kathryn and Charles, together with their long-time best friends, Dale and Treva Hill, traveled in their RVs throughout the United States and Canada.
Kathryn is survived by her son, Chuck and wife Kelly; daughter, Teri Hoover and husband Bruce; granddaughters, Bonnie Arning and husband Justin St. Germain, Cori Parker and husband Nick, Allie Arning and great-grandson Arlo Altamirano. Her siblings are Roy Griffin, Martha Copeland (deceased), Jackie Matthews, and Mary Winters.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 15, 2021, 2:00 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 6200 Gibson Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.
Please send memorial contributions to Christ United Methodist Church Project Hope at 6200 Gibson Blvd. SE Albuquerque, NM 87108.
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