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Arlene AndersonDecember 2, 2017
Arleen Anderson, age 84, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN, surrounded by family on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
Family and friends may gather from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road where a service will be held at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Gabriel Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Arleen was born Sept 18, 1933 in LeRoy, NY daughter of Clifford and Catherine (Lynch) Brownell. She married Robert (Bob) Anderson on November 22, 1958 in LeRoy, NY. In 1965, she and her family moved to Dubuque, IA, where she spent the next 48 years of her life. After retiring as a secretary, she became a longtime volunteer at Birthright. She also loved to travel with Bob and her extended family. In August 2013, she moved to Rochester, where she made many good friends at the Shorewood and Homestead Senior Living Communities.
She is survived by her son, Bruce (Laura) Anderson of Rochester; her grandchildren, Claire (Levi) Teigen, Nick (Nicolle) Anderson, and Tim Anderson; her great granddaughter, Sloane Teigen; her sister-in-law, Hazel Brownell and numerous nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; her parents; and her brothers, Donald, Ted and Kenneth.
Memorial donations can be made to the Rochester Catholic Schools or Holy Family Catholic Schools of Dubuque, IA.