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Arland Workin

May 25, 1933 - December 19, 2013


1-2:00 P.M. Friday, December 27, 2013 at Pontoppidan Lutheran Church, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

2:00 P.M. Friday, December 27, 2013 at Pontoppidan Lutheran Church, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Arland Workin

May 25, 1933 - December 19, 2013


Arland B. Workin, 80, Fargo, passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Eventide Nursing Home in Moorhead, MN surrounded by his wife and daughters, after a long illness.

Arland was born to Ben and Alma (Olstad) Workin in Galesburg, North Dakota on May 25, 1933. He attended school in Galesburg and graduated from Galesburg High School. After graduation Arland served in the U.S. Army for two years where he was a heavy crane operator.  He was united in marriage to Marlys Kringen on June 26, 1954 in Moorhead, MN.

After leaving the Army Arland began working for Cass Clay Creamery from which he retired after 39 years . He was also a member of the Teamsters Local Union 116 in Fargo.

Arland enjoyed many years of throwing horseshoes, bowling and loved watching his grandchildren in all their activities.

Arland is survived by his wife, Marlys of Fargo;  his 4 daughters, Kimberly Cordova, Moorhead, MN, Sheree Cederberg, Hawley, MN, Debra (David) Galt, Fargo, and Joni (Carlis Kramer) Workin, Fargo;  4 grandchildren, Matthew Galt, Erick (Sara) Galt, Rachelle Cordova, and Cody Cederberg; and 1 great granddaughter, Adrianna Galt. Arland is also survived by 4  brothers; Marlow of Hatton, ND;  Richard (Bunny);  Raydon (Betty);  David (Judy) all of Fargo;  4 sisters; Madalyn Ulland; Twin sister  Arlene Klug both of West Fargo;  Frances (Bernie) Kyllo of Bismarck, ND; Carol Baker of Derwood, MD and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents.


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11 responses to “Arland Workin”

  1. Delores Dronen says:

    I am sorry to read about your husband passing away. I am in Jamestown for Christmas with family.

    My deepest sympathy to you and family.

    Delores Dronen

  2. Patricia Motter says:

    Fargo North Dakota
    Our sincere sympathy to you and your

    families with our prayers and thoughts!

    Bill and Pat Motter

  3. Jimmy Baker says:

    Silver Spring MDUncle Arland smile could light up any room he was in and is what I will remember most. My thoughts and prayers for Aunt Marlys and your 4 beautiful daughters Debbie, Sheree, Kim & Joni. Love you all!

  4. Randy Cordova says:

    Arland was the best of the best. Such a fine Grandpa, Father, Husband, and Friend. He will be missed. Rest In Peace. Thoughts and Prayers for the Workin Family.

    Randy R. Cordova

  5. Debbie Kyllo says:

    Moorhead MN
    All of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Mara McCormack says:

    I was so sorry to hear about his passing. Arland always had a smile that could brighten a room. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  7. Mollie Moen says:

    My prayers are with you in the loss of a great guy.My God be with you in your loss.

  8. Jon & Theresa Hickel says:

    Thoughts and prayers are with the Workin family during this difficult time. Peace be with you.

  9. Jean Jacobsen says:

    Dilworth MN
    Our sympathy and thoughts of you and your family at this sad time.
    Jean and Marvin Jacobsen

  10. Jerry Black says:

    Pelican Rapids,Mn I’am sorry for your loss Marlys and your 4 beautiful daughters. I’ll cherish all the wonderful times I had with Arland over the 48 yrs of knowing him. I’ll always remember his laugh and the fun time we had in playing horseshoes.

  11. Shari skeldum and kent fuhrman says:

    Fargo NdWorkin Family – you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Arland will be missed by many.
    Kent & Shari

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