Laura Arneson, 62
Published 12:00 am Saturday, April 4, 2009
Funeral services for Laura Gean Arneson, age 62, of Albert Lea will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Daniel Baker will officiate. Interment will be at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. To sign the guest book, goto www.bayviewfuneral.com
Laura died Thursday, April 2, 2009, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.
Laura Gean Arneson was born on Jan. 28, 1947, to Theodore and Mabel (Brigston) Arneson in Albert Lea. She grew up and attended school in Albert Lea, graduating in 1965. Laura attended one year of college and then was employed with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for one year. She was then employed by the Veterans Administration Office for 25 years as a clerk/typist. Laura enjoyed her work very much and was recognized for her office skills. She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Laura enjoyed crossword puzzles, watching TV and was an avid reader.
Survivors include her mother, Mabel Arneson; second cousins, Marjorie Lau of Albert Lea, Carmen (Walter) Flugum of Lake Mills, Iowa, Marian Gooden of Emmons and Lillian (Roy) Carlson of Albert Lea; Laura’s special companion Magic, her cat; and many friends
Laura was preceded in death by her grandparents and father, Theodore.