Lena Arey, 98, Brainerd, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
She was born Aug. 20, 1907, in Houpt (Itasca County), Minn., to Knute and Mary (Olson) Week. She married John Edward Benjamin Arey and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Community Covenant Church.
Survived by her son, Edward (Bev) Arey, of Burlington, Ky.; her daughter, Opal (Gene) Sedlacek, of Anniston, Ala.; her brother, Louis Week; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John, in 1971; her son, John; four brothers; and two sisters.
Services will be Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005, at 10 a.m. at Bethany Good Samaritan Village Chapel, Brainerd, with Pastor David Holte officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the chapel on Thursday.
Arrangements are with Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home.
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