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Mrs. CLARENCE (Arlene Olga Rude) MOEN 1923-2007


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Date: 12/22/2007 at 19:11:03

Arlene Moen

Arlene Moen, age 84, of Decorah died Friday, November 9, 2007 at the Aase Haugen Nursing Home in Decorah following a short illness. Funeral services were held Monday, November 12 at Glenwood Lutheran Church, rural Decorah, with Rev. Allen E. Hermeier officiating.

Arlene Olga Juliet Moen was born October 16, 1923, the daughter of Julius and Olga (Rosendahl) Rude, in rural Decorah. Arlene attended Nerlie country school in Springfield Township. She was confirmed at the First Lutheran Church in Decorah.

She married Clarence Moen November 11, 1941 at the First Lutheran Parsonage in Decorah. To this union, two children were born: Gail and Orlando. They farmed in Glenwood Township and then moved to Madison Township for a short time. They moved to Decorah in 1963. Arlene worked at Wapsie Produce for twenty-five years, retiring in 1998. She was a member of Glenwood Lutheran Church and the Hope Circle of the GLCW.

Arlene's survivors include her two granddaughters, Lori Iseli and husband Arthur and Barbara Thorstenson and husband Brad of Waukon; one grandson, Robert Moen and wife Dena of Burr Oak; five great grandchildren, Mitchell and Daniel Iseli, Jessica and Rebecca Thorstenson, and Ethan James Moen; one son-in-law, Bob Snell of Canton, MN; one daughter-in-law, Donna Moen of Ossian; one sister, Helen Borseth of Decorah; one brother, Curtis Rude and wife Martha of Decorah; and one brother-in-law, Kermit Mestad of Decorah.

Arlene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clarence, in 1998; one son, Orlando "Slim" Moen, in 2000; one daughter, Gail Snell, in 2004; one grandson in infancy, Orlando Clarence Moen, Jr., in 1967; two sisters, Norma Mestad and Cora Moen; two brothers, Howard and Roger Rude; one niece, Arla Snitker; one nephew, Harlan Nesset; one sister-in-law, Gladys Rude; and one brother-in-law, Norman Moen.

Casketbearers were Arthur Iseli, Mitch Iseli, Dan Iseli, Ron Rude, Don Rude, Robert Moen, Brad Thorstenson, Larry Mestad and Daryl Mestad.

The Waukon Standard, November 14, 2007


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