Arnold Otterson

arnold otterson
Arnold O. Otterson, 84, Kindred, ND, died Sunday, May 8, 2005, at Pelican Valley Health Center, Pelican Rapids, MN. Arnold was born January 11, 1921 in Kindred, ND to Julius and Theoline (Olson) Otterson. Arnold attended grade school in Barrie #2 and graduated from Kindred High School, Kindred, ND. He married Norma Tverdahl from Abercrombie, ND, September 21, 1946. They resided in Hickson, ND, for five years moving to Kindred in 1951. He worked for Minneapolis Moline as a sales representative for twenty years, first for Berkley Implement in Kindred, and then out of the Fargo office and later Minneapolis. He worked for John Deere Equipment for ten years and then did road maintenance for Normanna and Pleasant Townships. Kindred was his heart and soul-all his life. Arnold passed away peacefully on May 8th, 2005 surrounded by his family. Arnold is survived by his wife, Norma L. Otterson, Kindred, ND; daughter, Julie Otterson, Kindred, ND, son, Douglas (Linda Kay), Kindred, ND, son, Ray (Mary) Kindred, ND, daughter, Linda (Craig) Fiedler, Joliet, MT, daughter, Diane (Don) Erickson, Pelican Rapids, MN, brother, Walter (Avis) Otterson, Fargo, ND, and seven grandchildren: Dana & Kayla Otterson, Lauren, Jacey & Syndey Otterson, Tess and Lance Erickson. Arnold is preceded in death by his parents, and sister-in-law Lila Mae Otterson. The funeral service for Arnold will be Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at 1:00pm at the Kindred Lutheran Church, Kindred, ND. Burial will follow at the Perhus Cemetery, rural Kindred, ND. There will be visitation Tuesday, May 10, 2005 from 4:00-7:00pm at Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred, ND and one hour prior on Wednesday at the Kindred Lutheran Church. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred, ND. Online guestbook available at

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