Karen "Cocoa" Arnold, 71, of St. Joseph, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019, in a St. Joseph hospital.

She was born May 27, 1948, in St. Joseph daughter of the late Corrine and Charles McDonald.

She enjoyed singing on sing snap, and she loved her fur baby cats.

Cocoa was preceded in death by: her parents; brother, Charles McDonald Jr.; sisters, Bonnie Norris, Barbara Emerson and Gracie McDonald.

Survivors include: husband, David Arnold Sr., of the home; sons, Jonathan Burnham, David Arnold Jr. and Matthew Arnold; daughters, Johanna Burnham, Cynthia Rock and Sarah McGill; numerous grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the Odd Fellows Public Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, at the Rupp Funeral Home.

Memorials are requested to the Karen "Cocoa" Arnold Memorial Fund in care of the Rupp Funeral Home.

Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.