TAMARACK -- Arlene A. Meld, 79, Tamarack, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2002, of cancer at her daughter's home in White Bear Lake.
She was born May 30, 1922, in St. James to Elmer and Agnes Setsvold. She attended school in Walnut Grove. She married Donald Meld on Aug. 20, 1940. They lived in Walnut Grove and moved to St. Paul in 1952. In 1959, they moved to Minnewawa Lake and then to Tamarack. After her husband died in 1977, she remained in Tamarack. She built and operated a cafe, sold Avon and waitressed.
Survivors include a daughter, Yvonne FitzPatrick, White Bear Lake; a son, Steven Meld, Tamarack; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Her husband; a son, Richard; and a brother, Erland Setsvold, died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Tamarack Church of Christ with Pastor Tim Smith officiating.
Arrangements are with McGregor Funeral Home in McGregor.
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