Name: Arlene Lois THUNE
Birth: 5 SEP 1931 in near Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota
Death: 18 FEB 2015 in Erskine, Polk County, Minnesota
Burial: 23 FEB 2015 St. Pauli Cemetery, Rocksbury Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
Christening: 10 OCT 1931 St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
Note: Sponsors: Mr/Mrs. Nels Nelson, Miss Thune
CONF: 30 JUN 1946 St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
Change Date: 11 MAR 2015
Arlene L. was born September 5, 1931 in Thief River Falls, the daughter of Emil and Gertrude (Kvall) Thune. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Pauli Lutheran Church.
She started working at Union State Bank, Thief River Falls, at age 16. After she left the bank, her brother Norrie and Arlene operated a produce store where they tested milk and candled eggs in Red Lake Falls. They then went into partnership again, starting up the Red Lake County Insurance Agency in Red Lake Falls, MN. Arlene was also involved in real estate, and she was the primary care provider for her mother and father in their later years.
Arlene loved to bowl with friends. She spent a great deal of time with her nieces and nephews as they grew up. She loved to attend their events.
Survirors include her brothers Glen (Beverly) Thune of Twin Valley, MN and Donnie (LaVonne) Thune of St. Hilaire; sisters-in-law, Arlene A. Thune and Alice Thune of Thief River Falls; several nephews, nieces, great-nieces and - nephews, and many other relatives and friends.
Arlene is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Palmer (Shirley) Thune, Norris Thune and Ernie Thune.
Services were held at 11:00 am on Monday, February 23, 2015 at St. Pauli Church, with Pastor Hansen officiating. Burial followed at the St. Pauli Lutheran Cemetery.
Father: Emil Ingman THUNE b: 10 SEP 1891 in Smiley Township, Minnesota
Mother: Gertrude KVALL b: 29 JAN 1897 in Norway