Araminta (Ara) Sybil Gruenenfelder, age 79, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2008, at Kingman Regional Medical Center.
She was born June 30,1928, in East Providence, R.I., to Sybil and Earl Denton. She moved to Kingman in 2005. She spent most of her life in Rhode Island where she and her husband owned and operated a family bakery. Prior to moving to Kingman she lived in Croydon, N.H.
Younger brother Earl Denton Jr. of East Providence preceded her in death.
Araminta is survived by her husband Robert, to whom she would have been married for 59 years this coming July.
She is also survived by her two children: Priscilla Avery of Kingman and Elliot Gruenenfelder of Woonsocket, R.I., four grandchildren: Shawn Allen of Springfield, Vt., Kristopher Allen of Kingman, Stefanie Allen of Charlestown, N.H., and Greg Gruenenfelder of Woonsocket and one great grandson, Chance Allen of Springfield.
Sutton Memorial Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Immediate family members will be holding a private memorial for her.