Arneta M. Randall, daughter of Lee and Arlet (Newtson) VanHorn, was born April 13, 1928, in Bricelyn, Minnesota. She was Baptized and Confirmed in the Bricelyn Lutheran Church and attended and graduated from Bricelyn High School 1946.
Arneta was united in marriage to Harold on October 10, 1947, at Bricelyn Lutheran Church. Together they farmed together north of Thompson, then moved to Bock, Minnesota, and farmed there for 4 years, and moved back to the home place in 1960. In 1971 they moved to Thompson retiring from farming and Arneta worked for Winnebago Industries and at the Good Samaritan Center.
Arneta was a member of the W.E.L.C.A. at Trinity and a lifelong member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 32 in Wells, Minnesota.
Arneta M. Randall, died on Friday, August 3, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Center in Forest City at the age of 90.
Arneta is survived by her daughters, Bonnie (special friend Lee Wellbrock) Dolata of Lakewood, CO, Rose (Alan) Davis of Leeton, MO, June (Rick) Colshan of Forest City, and Carol (Jack) Wagner of Fort Myers, FL; grandsons, David (Lara) Dolata, Dustin (special friend Kelly Haggy) Huston, John (Amanda) Davis, and Nicholas Jensen; granddaughters, Sarah (JR) Green and Molly (Rodney Turner) Jensen; 13 great-grandchildren, brothers, Allan (Mary) VanHorn and Lee (Loris) VanHorn; sisters, Marlene Beyer, Valeria (Allan) Snodgrass, and Alice Lamont; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold, daughter, Elaine, parents, sisters, Lee Ann (Orvie) Beckman and LaVaun Shroeder; brothers, Art (Joan) VanHorn, and brothers-in-law, Jack Beyer and Wayne LaMont.
A funeral service was held Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Thompson. Inurnment will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in rural Thompson at a later date.
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I am sorry to hear of your loss. Arneta had such a loving heart! Dee Rippentrop
Cheryl told me Arneta passed away. It is hard to let them go no matter the age. She was such a nice lady!! You have my sympathy. Take care, Vicki (Cheryl's sister)
Anita to me was always beautiful and always had a smile for you. My sympathies to all of your family. Marlene Jacobson Marsh.
So sorry for your loss. Sending you my deepest sympathy. She was such a sweet lady. Prayers for comfort.
Karen (Larson) Penning
It was my greatest privilege to have Arneta as “ one of my people “. She was so kind and thankful. She will be missed ❤️
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