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Janell Kurtz

Kurtz, (Janell) Arlene, age 85 of Otterbein Home, formerly of Farmersville passed away Tuesday January 3, 2012. She was a graduate of Miami Valley Hospital where she received her nursing degree. Arlene and her husband Jerry were founders of Jerry’s Meat Market in Farmersville. She was a charter member of the Farmersville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her husband Jerry (Butch) 1994,  daughter Deborah 1979 and a sister Carolyn Cole. She is survived by 2 daughters and sons in law, Donna and Bill Woodard of California; Sue and Rodney Byers, of Farmersville;  son and daughter in law Mike and Holly Kurtz of Farmersville and sister Phyllis (Melvin) Strickland of Farmersville; 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, her dear friends at the Otterbein Home. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Rev. Jim Ludwick and Pastor Patty Matthews officiating. Burial Preble Memory Gardens. The family suggest if desired in lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the "Otterbein Lebanon United Methodist
Church".  or Farmersville Fire Dept. Arrangements by Arpp & Root Funeral Home, Germantown. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.arpprootfh.com.

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mike & family, we just found out about arlene. she was a wonderful person,you will be in our prayers. bob&carla

bob&carla hale Jan 29 2012 12:00 AM

We all give our deepest sympathy to the entire Kurtz Family. Arlene was one of sweetestone could ever know. I (Randy) will always remember the Love and kindness that came from her every time I was around her. She will be missed greatly. Sincerely, GOD BLESS

Randy Gisewite and The Gisewite Family Jan 9 2012 12:00 AM

We all give our deepest sympathy to the entire Kurtz Family. Arlene was one of sweetest persons anyone could ever have known. I personally(Randy) always felt welcomed and Love from her and will deeply miss her as well as my family. GOD BLESS

Randy Gisewite and The Gisewite Family Jan 9 2012 12:00 AM

our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. i am so sorry for your loss.

mary parker and family Jan 6 2012 12:00 AM

Our condolences, thoughts and prayers are with your family.Thank you for allowing us to help care for your mother.

The Heartland Hospice Staff Jan 6 2012 12:00 AM

to sue,donna,and mike: please accept our condolences concerning the loss of your mom. she was a very nice person and always made people feel welcome at her house when her and your dad had the farm down the road from the store. i know she will be missed by a lot of people in farmersville.

mike hynes Jan 5 2012 12:00 AM

We wanted to express our condolences to you on the passing of your Mother. We have so many fond memories of her at the meat market and wherever we met her she was always so sweet and friendly.We missed her when she moved to Otterbein but knew she was in a good place.Our prayers are with the family.

Bernie & Joy Kokenge Jan 5 2012 12:00 AM

Jennifer, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.I know how difficult this must be for you and I''m so sorry for your loss.Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you. Love, Jeanni

Jeanni Jackson Jan 5 2012 12:00 AM

Act 24:15 states: And I have hope toward God, which hope these men themselves also entertain that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous

Alvera Conyers Jan 5 2012 12:00 AM

You are in our thoughts and prayers.Please let us know if there is anything that we can do or if there is anything that you need.Our prayer and love go out to you and your entire family. Paul and Rosemary

paul and rosemary schneider Jan 4 2012 12:00 AM