Valentine A. Bahnak
Valentine Anne (Arnell) Bahnak of Flat Rock passed away Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at Pardee Hospital following a sudden illness.
A native of Minneapolis, Minn., she was a former resident of Lincolnshire, Ill.
She attended the University of Minneapolis, Minn. and earned a certificate in dental hygiene. She served with the U.S. Civil Service. While a resident of Minneapolis, she was an area representative for the Girl Scouts of America.
She was preceded in death by a son, Bruce, in 1992; a son, John Jr., in 2007; and a grandson, Nathan, in 1994.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, John J. Bahnak; daughter-in-law, Donna; grandson, Jason and his wife, Susanna; great-grandson, Nathan John; and great-granddaughter, Meredith, all of St. Louis, MO.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Mortuary. Brother Michael Molloy of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will officiate. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Hospice and Pallative Care, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731 or to the donor’s choice of charity.
Forest Lawn Mortuary is assisting the family with the arrangements.