Barbara Elean Grunig Arnell passed away at her home on the early hours of June 24, 2018. Barbara was born to Lorain and Sophia Henrietta Young Grunig on October 10, 1942. She married Farrell Jay Arnell on May 19, 1962. Their marriage was solemnized at the Logan LDS Temple on March 25, 2011.
Barbara lost her mom at 2 years old. Her brother Bob and his wife Thelda Grunig raised her in her early years as well as Glen Grunig. She graduated high school in 1960. On May 19, 1962, she married the love of her life Farrell Jay "Gus" Arnell. In November 1962, Kelly Jay was born, 11 years later Chad Lee was born, and 15 years later Eric Eugene was born.
Barbara was a homemaker and also worked numerous jobs, including waitressing and many other odd jobs. She loved to do yard work, bowling, camping, fishing, and working at the Bear Lake Memorial Thrift Store.
Barbara was very active in the church and always commented how her ward was a good ward. She also loved going to her Thursday night scripture study classes.
She loved collecting clocks, ceramic dolls, and numerous knick knacks.
She is survived by 3 sons, Kelly Jay (Debby) Arnell, Chad Lee (Debra) Arnell, and Eric Eugene (Connie) Arnell, 10 grandkids, Kayla, Cassie, Alana, Aleea, Brittanie, Wyatt, Malachi, Liz, and Isabelle, 11 great grandkids, Lexxi, Aunesty, Taizlee, Tymber, Royal, Madilyn, Teonie, Takoda, Traygen, Tallyn, Elijiah.
She was preceded in death by her husband Farrell Jay "Gus" Arnell, parents Lorain and Sophia Grunig, 5 brothers, 2 sisters, 1 grandson William Glen Arnell, and 1 granddaughter Lynsey Ann.