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Mary Ann Arneson Obituary
Mary Ann Arneson

Born: February 22, 1942

Died: April 9, 2017

Mary Ann Arneson, 75 of Huntley IL, formerly of Marshall, MN, passed away on Sunday, April 9th, 2017, due to injuries she sustained in an accident.

Born February 22nd, 1942 to Conrad and Clara Erickson. She attended Astoria Public School for 12 years and 4 years at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She sang in the Augustana Choir.

She married John Arneson on June 30th, 1962 at Bethany Church in Astoria, South Dakota. She taught elementary school for 28 years. Taught piano lessons in her home for 9 years. She did substitute teaching for 8 years after retiring to their lake home near Alexandria Minnesota. She enjoyed music, traveling, crafts such as stained glass, painting, ceramics and playing cards. For many years they spent their winters in Mesa, Arizona. She moved to Sun City in Huntley, IL in 2005. Was a member of Shepherd of the Prairie Lutheran Church where she sang in the choir and volunteered. She also participated in many clubs at Sun City.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, John of Huntley IL; son, Michael (wife Colleen) of Atlantic, IA; daughter, Michele (husband Mark) of Wheaton IL; daughter in-law, Kristi of Chanhassen, MN; four grandchildren, Jessica and Jacob of Atlantic IA and Jackson and Cooper of Wheaton IL. She is also survived by her sister, Wanda, of Ramsey MN; nieces and nephews, in-laws and friends.

She is proceeded in death by her mother, father, brother Clinton, sister, Karen; sister, Carolyn; and son, Steven.

She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed.

Memorial services will be conducted on Tuesday, April 18th 2017 at Shepherd of the Prairie Lutheran Church in Huntley IL. Visitation beginning at 10:00am with services at 11:00am. Lunch to follow.

Arrangements were placed under the care of DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral home, Huntley, IL. 60142.

For further information please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or on-line condolences may be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.com
Published in the Northwest Herald on Apr. 13, 2017
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