ARNOLD, Gertrude "Esther";
Peacefully at Chelsey Park Nursing Home, London on Monday April 18, 2011 in her 97th year. Dearly loved mother of Connie Ballantyne (the late Tom) of London, dear grandmother to William Patrick Ballantyne (Nadene) of Cambridge and Raymond Clark Ballantyne (Cyndy) of Dorchester, great grandmother to Lara, Rachel, Mitchell, Tiffany, Ethan and Alex, and great great grandmother to Evan. Loving sister to Ella Bellaire of Sarnia and loving sister-in-law of Cathy Ulmer of Fergus. Predeceased by her husband William Arnold, her parents Valentine and Elizabeth Ulmer (nee Lang), her great grandson Kori, sisters Katie, Teenie, Marie, Phyllis, Violet and Brothers Hal and Del.
Esther's Family will receive friends at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King Street West on Saturday April 30 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Celebration of the life of Esther Arnold will be in the Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Cremation has taken place, private interment to follow. As expressions of sympathy donations to the charity of one's choice greatly appreciated. On line condolences may be made at www.ratzbechtelfuneralhome.com