Arlene Foote, 82, of Clarissa, passed away on October 9, 2013, at the Hennepin County Medical Center. Funeral services for Arlene were held on Monday, October 14, 2013, 10:30 a.m., at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Clarissa with Pastor Melissa Ehrhardt officiating. Interment was held at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Clarissa.
Arlene was born March 25, 1931, in Regent, North Dakota, to Ernest & Barbara (Haux) Baumgard. On February 27, 1949, she married Dale Foote in Brewster, Minnesota. Arlene was a member of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church where she served as church treasurer for many years and participated in bible studies. Arlene enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, cooking and baking, flowering gardening and especially playing cards. She was a founding member of the Hoe & Hope Garden Club and once held a flower show in their barn.
Arlene is survived by her husband Dale of Clarissa; children: Ronald (Bev) Foote of Browerville, Robert Foote of Gwinner, North Dakota, Richard (Sonia) Foote of Westminster, Colorado, Roxanne (Stuart) Friese of Perham, Rebecca (Mark) Ciampone of Lino Lakes, 9 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; sisters: Charlotte Olson of Clarissa and Clara Mae (August) Onken of Clarissa.
Arlene is preceded in death by her parents and brother Albert Barreth.
Arrangements with Iten Funeral Home, Browerville.