Mary Louise Arch, 92, of 19 Bradley Street, Princeton, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 , at Perry Memorial Hospital, Princeton.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in the St. Louis Catholic Church, Princeton, with Rev. Jeffery Stirniman officiating. Interment will be at a later date. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the church. Arrangements are through the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton.
Mary Louise was born on April 19, 1921 in Burlington, Iowa to Carl and Ida (Schulte) Koestner. She married Paul Arch on January 11, 1945 in Burlington, Iowa. She was a devoted wife and mother.
She was an active member of the St. Louis Catholic Church, Princeton, and the church C.C.W.
She is survived by: her children, Dennis (Kathy) Arch of Connecticut, Mary Paula (Steven) Schmitt of Princeton, David (Lorelei) Arch of Minnesota, Susan Arch of Geneva, Illinois, Thomas (Sharon) Arch of Minnesota, Stephen Arch of Michigan, and Beth Anne (John) Sutcliffe of Minnesota; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, her husband, Paul Arch on December 21, 2010, and 6 brothers and sisters.
Memorials may be directed to: The St. Louis Catholic Church, Princeton, or the St. Louis School.