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Obituary: Edwards, Arlene Marcelle

EDWARDS, Arlene Marcelle (Age 89) Arlene Marcella Edwards passed away September 23, 2013 in Spokane, WA.

Born November 28, 1923 in Wishek, ND to John and Martha Rueb.

Arlene’s father died when she was a young girl.

Her mother remarried and the family moved to the farm near Kremlin, MT in 1929.

In the fall of 1936 two traveling ministers Alec Lines and Dwight Jasper brought the gospel according Jesus to that area and the Walls embraced the gospel.

She attended high school in Havre while boarding with families for about two years.

Arlene married Martin Ross in November 1942.

They had three children: Betty Jean (Ross) Weidemann of Spokane, WA; and twin boys Donald M. Ross of Chimicum, WA and Ronald E. Ross.

Martin died in November 1953 and Arlene married John R. Edwards in February 1955.

Arlene was preceded in death by: her parents; step-father Tom Wall; her first husband Martin in 1953; husband John in 1998; and her son Ronald in 2001.

She is survived by: her daughter Betty; son Donald; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday September 28, 2013 at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home.

The interment will follow at 1:00 PM at Fairmount Memorial Park.


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