A Funeral Service will be held for Arnetta Pantaleoni, 87, on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 1 p.m., at the Gridley-Block Funeral Home, 679 Ohio Street, Gridley, California. She passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Redding, California. Arnetta was born October 3, 1926, at her grandparent’s farmhouse in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Arnetta lived in Oklahoma until her early teen years when her family moved to Southern California and eventually ended up in the Sacramento area. After high school she moved to San Francisco to become a dental hygienist. She also had worked in the farming community of Gridley where she met her husband. Arnetta was a caring woman who devoted her life to her family and supporting her husband on the farm. After retiring from the farming life, she and her husband travelled extensively through the United States. Arnetta is survived by her two children, Cheryl (Mike) Gulden, of Redding and El (Yen) Pantaleoni, of Twain Harte, California, and her two grandsons, Jeff and Joe (Candace) Gulden. Arnetta was preceded in death by her husband, Elio Pantaleoni and daughter, Chzell Pantaleoni. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Gridley Friends of the Library, Pink Ladies Auxiliary, or charity of choice.