In Loving Memory of
Arlene Ann Edmundson
Arlene Edmundson was born on April 7, 1940 at the family home in Slayton, Minnesota to Nicholas and Edna Graf Lentz. She grew up in Slayton and graduated from Slayton High School in 1958. On March 23, 1963 she and Herman Edmundson were married at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lake Wilson, MN. Following their marriage they made their home on a farm north of Lake Wilson. In 1955 they purchased a farm west of Lake Wilson. Arlene worked at the Slayton Bakery and later sold Avon. Arlene and Herman spent much of their time together, as Arlene would ride with Herman while he was trucking. Herman passed away on October 20, 2010. Arlene passed away at her home on January 20, 2020 at the age of 79. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Lake Wilson. Arlene also was a member of the Lake Wilson American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending time with family, crossword puzzles, dancing, bowling and watching old time music shows on TV.
Survivors include two sisters, Gordena DeGreeff of Slayton, MN, and Arlys Edmundson and her husband, Dale of Hadley, MN, one sister-in-law, Carol Lentz of Slayton, MN, and several nieces and nephews and their families. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Herman, two brothers, Albert ”Duke” Lentz and Virgil Lentz and one brother-in-law, Pete DeGreeff.
A family funeral service was held at the Totzke Funeral Home in Slayton on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The pallbearers where her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Hillside Cemetery in Lake Wilson, MN. Memorials may be directed to Compassionate Care Hospice in Worthington, MN.
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