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Juanita Shields

Female 1903 - 2005  (101 years)

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  • Name Juanita Shields 
    Born 9 Oct 1903  , ,Illinois,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    _UID 7C779784D826954BA755CE9A58A95C8835E2 
    Died 12 Aug 2005  Chrisman, Vermilion ,Illinois,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Cremated  Sunset Memorial Park,Danville, Vermilion,Illinois,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • SOURCES:
      BIRTH: U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2 <>
      Name: Juanita F Arnholt, Birth Date: 9 Oct 1903
      Address: 820 N Franklin St, Danville, IL, 61832-3822

      Social Security Death Index <>
      Juanita F. Arnholt, SSN:352-44-2807, Born:9 Oct 1903 - Died:12 Aug 2005
      Last Residence: 61832 Danville, Vermilion, Illinois
      State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (1966)

      U.S. Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection <>
      Name:Juanita Arnholt, Age at Death: 101,Birth:9 Oct 1903- Date of Death:12 Aug 2005
      Source Location: Danville, Illinois, USA
      Full Obituary: family=Juanita+F.%2C+Arnholt"> Visitation Service 10:00 AMDanville Sunset Funeral Home, Memorial Park & Cremation Center 3940 N Vermilion St Danville IL 61834 2174422874 Cemetery Sunset Memorial Park Memorials Shriners Hospitals for Children.
      Obituary for Juanita F. Arnholt, October 9, 1903 - August 12, 2005
      Juanita F. Arnholt age 101 of Danville passed away at 1:00 am Friday August 12, 2005 at Pleasant Meadows Christian Village in Chrisman. She was born October 9, 1903 in Danville the daughter of Harry W. and Della MeHarry Shields. Juanita married Gerald G. Arnholt in June of 1924 he preceded her on January 24, 1966. Surviving are one son Gerald (Mary Anne Haas) Arnholt II of Danville, eight grandchildren; Nancy Jo Wendling of California, Robert W. (Kristi) Arnholt of Danville, Angela (Kevin) Irvin of Rantoul, William (Michelle) Arnholt of Kalamazoo, Mi, Thomas (Barbara) Arnholt of Veedersburg, In, Brian (Linda) Arnholt of Rockford, Mathew (Kristal) Arnholt of Danville, Gerald (Dianne) Arnholt III of Germantown, Wi, also nine great-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her parent’s one son William Arnholt and two sisters Ercel McGrath and Genevieve Starr. Juanita had been the oldest living graduate of Garfield School and D.H.S. after graduating She attended Il State Normal University. She and her husband owned and operated the first Drive-in restaurant in Danville known as Arnholt Drive-in from 1941 to 1946 and later opened up the Arnholt Bakery. Juanita had also been a school teacher at Collett School. She was a member of Central Christian Church for over 50 years and also a 50 year member of Danville Chapter of the Eastern Star, past member of the Altrusa club, life member of the Y.W.C.A and Lakeview Memorial Auxiliary. Juanita was past mighty chosen one of the GAO Cauldron. She loved to fish and enjoyed her trips to Canada, she loved flowers and herb gardening. Juanita will be cremated as per her wishes with a private family memorial service at Sunset Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
    Person ID I36967  7B William Bassett of Cross Plains, Indiana
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2011 

    Father Harry Wilber Shields,   b. 29 Apr 1875, , ,Illinois,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age > 56 years) 
    Mother Adilla Litta "Della" McHarry,   b. Jul 1879, , ,Illinois,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1894  [2
    Family ID F15814  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gerald G. Arnholt,   d. 24 Jan 1966 
    Married Jun 1924 
     1. Gerald Arnholt, II
     2. William Arnholt
    Family ID F15785  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] 1910 US Census, US Gov., (

    2. [S93] 1900 US Census, US Gov, (