Margaret Arnold, 97, of Falls City, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Falls City. She was born on Sept. 7, 1919 at Falls City to Homer and Elizabeth (Kinsey) Bennett.

Margaret was raised at Falls City and graduated from Falls City High School in 1937. Following graduation, she worked as a telephone operator for more than seven years in Falls City. She moved to Anaheim, CA, in 1951 and back to Falls City in 1984, where she worked part-time for Falls City Housing Authority.

She is survived by a nephew, Cecil (Jean) Bennett, of Falls City; great-niece, Toni (Vernon) Buckminster, of Rulo; great-nephew, Steve (Tamara) Bennett, of Lawrence, KS; other nieces and nephews.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Thomas, Ray, Sherman and Harold Bennett; sisters, Georgia Spragin, Myrtle Sheeley and Mary Craig.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Steele Cemetery with Rev. Paul Weinert officiating. Open viewing at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home, Falls City, will begin Thursday afternoon.

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