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Erna Anna Wilde Arndt
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Birth: May 16, 1917
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 2010
Mankato
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA

FAIRMONT - Funeral Services for Erna Arndt, 93, Fairmont, formerly of Truman, Minn., will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church-Willow Creek, rural Vernon Center, Minn. Interment will take place in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery-North Willow Creek, rural Vernon Center, Minn.

Erna died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at Immanuel St. Joseph Hospital, Mankato, Minn. Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, from 2-4 pm at Zaharia Family Funeral & Cremation Service of Truman, and one hour before the services in the church.

Erna Anna Wilde was born May 16, 1917, in Pleasant Mound Township, Blue Earth County, Minn., to Louis and Minna (Zempel) Wilde. She was baptized on June 13, 1917, and confirmed March 29, 1931, all at St. John's Lutheran Church-Willow Creek. Erna attended parochial school, District 2, St. John's Lutheran-Willow Creek and Public School District 83. On Dec. 4, 1939, Erna was united in marriage to Paul Henry Arndt at the Evangelical Lutheran Parsonage in Estherville, Iowa, by Pastor Otis Lang. After marriage, they farmed in the Willow Creek area and purchased their home in 1945 near Amboy in Pleasant Mound Township. Erna was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church-Willow Creek for her entire life. Erna and Paul enjoyed farming the land together and after retirement spent much time at Lake Ida in Alexandria, Minn., until her husband died in 1989.

Erna is survived by her niece, LeAnn Sager (Arlo) of Fairmont, Minn.; one sister-in-law, Verona Wilde, Truman, Minn.; grand nephew, James Pahl (Peggy); and numerous great nieces and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul; sister, Leona Black and brother-in-law, Water Black; and one brother, Lorvin Wilde.

 
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery, North Willow Creek
Willow Creek
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Nov 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62159723
Erna Anna <i>Wilde</i> Arndt
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