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Arlene Marie Gonser

Our beautiful wife and mother, Arlene Marie Gonser, born May 24, 1936 in Baudette, Minn., passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 in St. Mary's Hospital, Duluth at the age of 78.

Arlene is survived by her husband Richard; daughters, Loni (Matt) Mathews, Joni Willis, Shelli Gonser; sons, Richard, Darin and Marlon (Cary); nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters Patty (Sam) Myhre, Gloria (Jim) Homich; sister-in-law Lois McDonald; brothers Marty (Betty) McDonald, Michael (Sandy) McDonald. Also many nieces and nephews.

Father Jim of St. Francis Church will be officiating graveside service Wednesday, August 2 at 1 p.m. at St. Francis Cemetery with a celebration of life and luncheon to follow at St. Francis Hall.