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September 19, 1937 – Sunday, May 19, 2013

Service Information
Chapel at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted, MN
Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
12 Noon

Visitation Information
Chapel at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted, MN
Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
11-12

Burial Friday, May 24th at Fort Snelling National Cemetery Assembly #6

Mary Ellen Arneson, age 75, of Winsted passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.

She was born on September 19, 1937 in Heron Lake, Minnesota the daughter of John & Cleo Aeiling Penticoff.

On October 20, 1956, Mary Ellen Penticoff and Robert Arneson were joined in marriage in Stewart. God blessed their marriage with three children. They lived in Litchfield and also resided in Hutchinson.

She was formerly employed as a assembler for Tonka Toys.

Mary Ellen loved music especially Country music, loved music, visiting the sanctuary in Hutchinson, her coffee and spending time with her family, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was also a volunteer at The V.F.W. and The Legion.

Survived by sons: Robert ( Michelle) Arneson of Belle Plaine and Steve Arneson of Waverly; grandchildren: Christina Posusta, Bobby Hayden and fiancé Alison Gregg, Melanie (Alex) Henning, Andy Arneson and Robby Arneson; great grandchildren: Ariana Hayden, Justin Maryott, Gavin Henning and Lillianne Henning; brothers: Dennis Penticoff of Eagan, Harlow (Joan) Penticoff of Isle, Dwight Penticoff (friend Janice) and Virgil Penticoff all of Eagan; sisters: Frances (Joseph) Kemmerer of Woodbury, Betty (Bruce) Keske of Brownton and Charlene Rannow of Hutchinson; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her parents: John & Cleo Penticoff, her husband: Robert Arneson Sr., a daughter: Debra Arneson, daughter-in-law: Renae Arneson, a brother: Delbert Penticoff and by two sisters: Helen and Marilyn Penticoff.

Funeral services for Mary Ellen Arneson will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 12 Noon at The Chapel of St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted. Father Eugene Brown will officiate.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 23rd from 11-12 Noon at The Chapel of St. Mary’s Care Center.

Interment will be held on Friday, May 24th at 10:30 A.M. at Fort Snelling National Cemetery assembly # 6.

Casket Bearers will be Andrew Arneson, Robert Arneson, Alex Henning, Robert Hayden, Justin Maryott and Jeff Thibert.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com

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