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Sue L Arneson

Wed, May 31st, 2000
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Sue L. Arneson, age 43, of Spring Grove, formerly of the Highlandville, IA area, died Sunday, May 21, 2000 at the Tweeten Health Services in Spring Grove following a 22 year fight with Multiple Sclerosis.

Sue was born November 29, 1956 in La Crosse to Ephriam and Ladice (Chase) Christopherson. In 1975 she graduated from the North Winneshiek High School. On December 14, 1974 she married Ross Arneson at the Hesper Lutheran Church in Hesper, IA. They lived and farmed in the Highlandville, IA area. She worked in Decorah at Pamida, DECO, and APAL before becoming a resident of the Oneota Riverview Care Facility in Decorah due to her MS. She was there for three years before moving to the Tweeten Health Services in Spring Grove in April, 1999. She was a member of the Big Canoe Lutheran Church in rural Decorah and enjoyed farming, softball, horses and fishing.

She is survived by her husband Ross, three daughters, Shannon (Jason) Vickerman of Mabel, Amber Arneson of Waukon, IA, and Jessie Arneson of Highlandville; a son Earl of Highlandville; four grandchildren Taylor and Bailey Vickerman, Avery Arneson, and Kennedi Smith; her mother Ladice of Pittsburgh, PA; and two brothers LeRoy Christopherson of Orlando, FL and Wayne Christopherson of Pittsburgh, PA. She was preceded in death by her father Ephriam.

A memorial service for Mrs. Arneson was held Thursday, May 25, 2000 at the Big Canoe Lutheran Church in rural Decorah with the Rev. David Andreae officiating. The body was cremated. Mengis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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