Janet Betty-Lou Arnold

November 11, 1934 – March 7, 2022
Janet Betty-Lou Arnold resided in British Columbia as a child. She moved to Regina Saskatchewan at the age of 12 to live with her grandmother.
Betty met Melvin Lloyd John Arnold, the love of her life, and married him on August 15, 1952.
Betty is mourned by her husband Melvin, her son Terry (Donna), as well as her daughters Maureen (Mike), Lorna, and Shannon (Jim). She also leaves behind eight grandchildren including Darcy (Alana), Michelle (Kirk), Robynne, Christopher (Wanda), Lisa (Corwin), Nicole (Jordan), Danielle (Steve) and Joline (Robert) as well as 20 great grandchildren. Betty was predeceased by Terry’s first wife Kathryn as well as her granddaughter Amy.
Betty Worked at numerous places as a stenographer throughout her journey but achieved her one passion when she graduated from nursing school as a registered nurse in May 1985 at the age of 50 years. She worked as a nurse at the Red Deer Auxiliary Hospital, Red Deer Nursing Home and Valley Park Manor.
Betty loved reading, crossword puzzles, camping, dancing, golf and hockey. She also saw the world with Melvin travelling to Puerto Rico, Germany, Holland, China and Mexico. She enjoyed her passion for hockey as she and Melvin were avid season ticket holders to the Red Deer Rebels for years. She also enjoyed her back yard with its large trees, pond and flowers where many family weddings were held.
Betty was active in several community organizations through her, and Melvin’s, participation in the administration of, and many activities sponsored by, the Shrine Club and ACT. Betty was also active in the Sunny Brooke United Church
Betty believes that everyone “Should Always Let Their Light Shine”. She will forever be missed by so many.
A celebration of her life will be in early June at a facility in Red Deer to be determined.


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