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ARDEN INGLETT

March 26, 1918 - March 31, 2009

Arden was born March 26, 1918 in Canton Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota to Harry and Frances (Bremseth) Inglett.  He attended the Prosper School.  In July 1942 he entered the United States Army and served in Northern Africa and Italy.  In June, 1944 he was injured when the ammunition carrier he was driving on Anzio Beach, Italy ran over a mine.  After his discharge in November, 1945 he returned to the Prosper, Minnesota area.  On February 21, 1948 he was married to Jeanette Wilbur in Decorah, Iowa.  They lived in the Winneshiek County, Iowa and Fillmore County areas until 1963 when they moved to a farm near Mabel and have resided there since.  He drove truck, farmed, and did carpentry.  He also was a school bus driver for the Mabel-Canton Schools for several years. Arden was a member of the Burr Oak Methodist Church, the American Legion, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  He enjoyed his grandchildren, socializing, hunting, and woodworking.
Arden passed away  Tuesday, March 31, 2009  at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel, Minnesota at the age of 91. 
Arden is survived by his wife Jeanette of Mabel; three children Dennis of Stewartville, Minnesota, David (Audrey) of Mabel, and Darlyne (Ed) Dahle of Ellendale, Minnesota; seven grandchildren Samantha Inglett of Rochester, Desiree (Burke) Latten of Winona, Minnesota, Daniel (fiancé Amy) Inglett of St. Cloud, Minnesota, Dacia Inglett of Mabel, and Emily, Matthew, and Gabriel Dahle of Ellendale; a sister Frances Scharberg of Brownsdale, Minnesota; a sister-in-law Beverly Brenno of Rochester; a brother-in-law Ronald Wilbur of Chatfield; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by an infant daughter Delores; two brothers Ervin and Harley; and two sisters Marles Blume and Helen Fitzpatrick.

Funeral services will be 1 PM Saturday, April 4th, 2009 at the Burr Oak Methodist Church in Burr Oak, Iowa with Rev. Mike Blevins officiating.  Burial will be in the Prosper Cemetery with military rites by the Mabel American Legion and VFW. Visitation will be 4 – 8 PM Friday, April 3 at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel and one hour prior to services at the church.

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