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Greta Arbuck – Metz Mortuary

    Greta Arbuck
    Greta Mae Arbuck, age 88 of McCool Junction, died December 2, 2012 at Fairview Manor in Fairmont. She was born June 10, 1924 to Charles and Edith (Martin) Klone.  She married Russell W. Arbuck on March 29, 1942.  Russell passed away on March 29, 2010.

    ​Greta was the youngest of five children.  After graduating from high school she earned a teaching certificate and began teaching kindergarten-8th grade in a one room school.  She taught in Lushton for five years and then in McCool, where she remained until retiring after 40 ½ years of teaching.

    She spent many years taking night classes, correspondence courses, and going to summer school to earn her college degree and her master’s degree.

    Surviving is her daughter Patsy Bailey of McCool Jct.; grandsons: Shawn (Holly) Bailey of Henderson, NE and Shane Bailey of Lincoln, NE; great-grandchildren: Allison Lackey, Ashley Bailey, and Kyle Bailey all of Henderson; great-great granddaughter Lily Anne Lackey of Henderson; many nieces and nephews.

    Preceding her in death were her parents, husband Russell, son-in-law Tom Bailey; her sisters: Alberta (Boyd) Young, Belle (Lloyd) Wolstenholm, Thelma (Wallace) Sanmann; and her brother Charles (Cleo) Klone.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Metz Chapel with Pat Norris officiating.  Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, York. Visitation will be held from 1pm-9pm on Tuesday. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be directed towards the “Elementary Funds” of McCool Junction School.  

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