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Arden Harold Pearson

Arden Harold Pearson May 17, 1923 - Dec. 4, 2013

MILAN -Arden Harold Pearson, 90, was called home to the Lord on December 4, 2013. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 10th, at 11:00AM at Kviteseid Lutheran Church in Milan, with Pastor Bob Dahl officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00PM on Monday, December 9, 2013 at Kviteseid Lutheran Church. Visitation will continue for one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Interment will be at Kviteseid Lutheran Cemetery, rural Milan.

Arden was born to Harold and Alice (Johnson) Pearson in Swede Prairie Township of Yellow Medicine County on May 17, 1923. He was baptized and confirmed at Swede Home Lutheran Church, rural Clarkfield, MN. Arden attended rural School District 90 and graduated from Clarkfield High School in 1942.

On June 22, 1944 he entered the Army at Fort Snelling, MN. Arden served in the Philippine Islands until May 1, 1946 when he was discharged. Arden farmed in the Minneota area until 1952. On April 17, 1952 he was united in marriage to Iola Mae Running at Milan, MN. This union was blessed with two sons: Doug and Dean. Arden and Iola farmed in the Svea area until 1966. He then went to work for the United States Postal Service until 1986, when back problems forced him to retire.

He is survived by his wife, Iola of Milan; sons: Doug Pearson of Champlin and Dean (Barb) Pearson of Ottertail; granddaughters: Mary, Angelina, Betsy, Julia and Molly Pearson; siblings: Merle Pearson of Clarkfield, Joyce (Lewellyn) Vold of Clarkfield; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Arden is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Alice Pearson; and brother, Gail.

Arrangements with Zniewski Funeral Home -Vaala Chapel in Appleton