Louise Arvesen – Battle Lake

Louise Arvesen, 101 of Battle Lake died Friday, July 13, 2018 at the Battle Lake Good Samaritan Society.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Glende-Nilson Funeral Home in Battle Lake with Rev. Ali Haugerud officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment is in the Oak Lawn Cemetery in Northfield.
Louise Garnaas Arveson was born November 17, 1916, in Oberon, North Dakota the daughter of Olaf and Viola (Myrtle) Garnaas. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith, graduated from the Oberon High School in 1938, and then furthered her education at St. Olaf College in Northfield graduating with a Home Economics Degree.
Louise and Norman Arve-sen were married September 28, 1940 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They resided in Fergus Falls until August of 1962, at which time they moved to Battle Lake.
Louise enjoyed golf, reading, cooking, playing bridge and the Progressive Club.  She was an active member of First Lutheran Church, and during her life was a very busy woman.  Louise and Norman traveled to Norway during their retirement years.
She is survived by her daughter, Susan (Joseph) Jacob of Fargo; grandson, John (Darla) Arvesen of Kansas City, Kansas; three great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and by numerous relatives and friends.
Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Norman; son, Richard Norman Arvesen; and siblings, Marge, Bud, Bill and Ness.
Glende-Nilson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Battle Lake was in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be made online at www.GlendeNilson.com.