Arline M. Thomas, age 89, of Richfield, formerly of Lester Prairie, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, surrounded by family.
The daughter of John and Laura Stapel, Arline grew up in Lester Prairie. She was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, who loved her family.
Arline was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Owen.
She is survived by her children, Barbara (Keith) Henjum, Owen (Kathy), Brad (Sophie), and Dwight (Cheryl); 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service took place Tuesday, Jan. 14 at Woodlake Lutheran Church in Richfield.