Florence Louise Arens, 1917-2010 | VailDaily.com

Florence Louise Arens, 1917-2010

Vail Daily
Vail, CO Colorado

Florence Louise Arens, born April 13, 1917, in Chicago, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on March 6 in Glenwood Springs at the age of 92.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John, and son Thomas.

She is survived by daughters Mary D’Ambrosio (Jim) of Roseville, Calif., and Suzanne Gordon, of Eagle. Florence was a loving grandmother to Robert Scanlan (Elisa), of San Diego, Glenn Arens (Gael), of Eagle, Brian Arens (Julie), of Chicago and Clebe Gordon, of Eagle. She also had three great grandchildren. She also will be missed by her daughter-in-law Linda Arens of Chicago.

Florence enjoyed gardening, reading, working crossword puzzles, playing cards and visiting with her many friends at the Golden Eagle Senior Center. Visitation will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, followed by a mass at 2 p.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Eagle. Burial will be in Chicago.

Florence had a deep love and compassion for animals and has requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made in her memory to the ASPCA.

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