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Arlys M. Amundson, 85

Arlys M. Amundson, age 85, of Dawson, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017.

Arlys and her husband, Virgil, were entrepreneurs, and she worked alongside him while raising their seven children. They owned several businesses in the Delano area, including the Delano Theater, Red Owl Store, the Delano Manor nursing home, a car wash, and a laundromat. They were also responsible for the restoration of the Delano Granite Works building.

After moving back to their hometown of Dawson, Arlys gave 17 years of service to Johnson Memorial Care Center; and in 2012, was voted Minnesota District E Volunteer of the Year.

A wonderful, loving mother and grandmother, Arlys worked tirelessly for her family. She was proud of her children and their families. She will be greatly missed.

A memorial service will take place in the spring of 2017, in Dawson.

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