Arloueen Van Ort


Arloueen E. Van Ort, 83 of Litchfield, MN died on Saturday August 28, 2021 at the St. Cloud Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday September 3, 2021 at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be held in Ripley Cemetery.

Arloueen Elna Van Ort, the daughter of Roy and Isola (Johnson) Johnson was born in Willmar, MN on March 4, 1938. She graduated the salutatorian of Willmar High School in 1956 and was united in marriage to Paul Van Ort at Bethel Lutheran Church in Willmar on August 1, 1959. She worked as an office assistant for Anderson Chemical and was an active member of First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. She was a volunteer at the Litchfield Hospital gift shop and enjoyed quilting, knitting, crocheting, gardening, flowers and spending time with her family.

Arloueen is survived by her children Mark (Lynn) Van Ort of Milaca, MN and Rod (Cheryl) Van Ort of Litchfield, MN; eight grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and brothers and sisters LaRose Johnson of Spicer, MN, LaVonne Johnson of Tacoma, WA, Steven (DeDe) Johnson of Kandiyohi, MN and Scott Johnson of Kandiyohi, MN.

She was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Isola; husband Paul; brother Dayton; and sister Darlene.

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