|Birth: ||Nov. 17, 1903|
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 2008|
South Dakota, USA
Irene E. Arbogast, age 104, of Watertown, SD passed away on April 11, 2008 at the hospital in Watertown. She was the widow of Grant "Mike" W.R. Arbogast.
Irene was born on November 17, 1903 to Oscar and Alma (McCord) Morton at Coin, IA. She attended school in Tarkio, MO and moved to SD in 1919. She attended college in Aberdeen, SD.
Irene married Grant "Mike" W.R. Arbogast on September 20, 1923 at Clark, SD. The couple farmed west of Watertown, SD most of their life. They later moved to Grover, SD where they owned the grocery store. In 1948, they started the Sunnyside Inn on Lake Kampeska and later made their home in Watertown, SD. Grant passed away in 1974. Irene continued to live in Watertown until the time of her death.
Irene was a member of First United Methodist Church, Prairie Queen's Garden Club since 1930, and the Genealogy Society for 12 years.
Irene is survived by one son: Darrel and his wife, Carol Arbogast, of Watertown, SD; one daughter: Cleta and her husband, Jim Lentsch, of Salem, SD; two daughters-in-law: Donna Arbogast of Watertown, SD and Beryl Arbogast of Mason City, IA; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Grant; two sons: Wayne and Keith; three brothers; two grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 15, 2008 in the First United Methodist Church, Watertown.
Burial will be in the Mt. Hope Cemetery, Watertown, SD.
Pallbearers will be: Steve Arbogast, Dan Arbogast, Tim Makepeace, Blake Arbogast, Doug Arbogast, and Jeff Arbogast.
Arrangements by Crawford Funeral Chapel at Watertown.
Keith William Arbogast (1928 - 1993)*
Mount Hope Cemetery
South Dakota, USA
Created by: L Davenport
Record added: Apr 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26028253