Anna Arneson, 92, of Detroit Lakes, died on Thursday, November 28, in the Ecumen, Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.
Anna “Peggy” Arneson was born to Stephen and Irene (Mohr) Lesselyoung at Reva, SD on January 23, 1927. She attended country school at Sorum, SD, and later moved to Detroit Lakes, MN. with her sister Gen. On June 17, 1948, Anna was united in marriage to Lloyd Arneson in the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, MN.
Peggy was a stay at home Mom and raised eight children. She worked nights as a nurse’s aide and later in the Laundry department at Emmanuel Nursing Home until her retirement. Her Children and Grandchildren filled her life. She enjoyed baking, (especially cinnamon rolls and brownies) gardening, crocheting and quilting. Peggy also had a very deep appreciation of music.
The family wishes to extend gratitude to the staff at Ecumen-Emmanuel Nursing home for the friendship and care of their Mom. Anna is survived by four daughters; Judy (Kurt) Hegna, Lu (Kip) McIlwain, Jo (Les) Hovland and Delores “Didget” Tabbut; a son David (Deb) Arneson; a daughter-in-law Donna Arneson; two sisters Connie (John) Hay and Mary Kari; ten Grandchildren; six Great-Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Peggy was preceded in death by her parents; Stephen and Irene Lesselyoung; her husband Lloyd; two sons Phillip and Don; a daughter Jane; a son-in-law John Tabbut and eleven brothers and sisters.
A private family Service is planned at a later date.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Anna Helen (Lesselyoung) Arneson, please visit our floral store.