Ethel M. Grenoble, a former accountant assistant in the NAU Comptroller’s Office, died Aug. 29, 2010, at Flagstaff Medical Center. She was 85.

Ms. Grenbole was born on Aug. 19, 1925, in Centre County, Pa., to Charles and Tillie Snyder. She moved to Flagstaff in the late 1960s and was employed as an accountant assistant in the Comptroller’s Office until she retired in 1990. Ms. Grenbole was known for her love and compassion for animals, especially cats.

She is survived by nephews, Francis Stewart of El Paso, Texas, Ross Stewart II of Dallas, Ronald Stewart of Lemoyne, Pa.; niece, Dorothy Turner of Port Matilda, Pa.; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her brother, three sisters, and niece.

There will be no services at her request. Donations may be made to Second Chance Center for Animals, 11665 N. Hwy 89, Flagstaff, AZ 86004.