Sophie Arning

SAINT LOUIS, Mo. — Sophie Arning, 99, of Saint Louis, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020, at Mercy Hospital South in Saint Louis, Missouri.

She was born December 30, 1920, in Sandoval, Illinois, the youngest of eight children of Alois and Marie (Uliarczyk) Tolka. She married Warren G.Arning in Arkansas, and he preceded her in death on January 8, 2020.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Sophie Arning will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, December 14, 2020, at Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home in Centralia, Illinois with Pastor Miguel Torneire officiating.  Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park near Centralia, Illinois.

Friends are invited to join Mrs. Arning’s family from 12 p.m. until the time of her services at 1 p.m. at the Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home in Centralia, Illinois. The family asks those who are attending to please be mindful of social distancing, wear a mask, and take any health precautions necessary to ensure a healthy environment.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Arning’s honor to the Grace Chapel Lutheran Church in Saint Louis, Missouri or the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Missouri Chapter in Saint Louis, Missouri and will be received by the Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home at 134 South Elm Street in Centralia, Illinois.

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