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Arline Walck, 100, secretary, active in church Jan. 31, 1905 -- Dec. 15, 2005

Arline F. Walck, a former secretary who was active in her church, died Thursday in Northgate Manor Health Care Facility, where she had been a patient for two years. She was 100.

Born Arline Blank in the Town of Niagara, she attended schools in the LaSalle section of Niagara Falls and in Wheatfield, and later attended Niagara Business College.

She worked as a secretary at the Nabisco plant in Niagara Falls and at Buffalo Garment Co.

Mrs. Walck was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, where she taught Sunday school and a Bible class. She organized the church library in 1962. She dabbled in writing Christian music and also enjoyed reading and traveling.

Her husband, Hubert Walck, died in 1990.

Surviving are a son, Lester of Sanborn; a sister, Josephine Stange of North Tonawanda; a grandson; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6168 Walmore Road. Burial will be in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery.

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