Lehrke Arlene Elsie (Barfknecht), age 76, of Blaine, previously of Watertown, passed away May 8, 2002. Survived by husband, Gordon; children, Karen (Bob) Anderson, Marcia (Gene) Robles, Barbara Nicholson; 13 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, Edward & Helen; 2 brothers, Merlyn and Milton; and 1 grandson. Funeral service 11:30 am Wednesday, May 15 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 2848 County Rd H2, Mounds View (763-784-1786). Visitation in church Wednesday two hours prior to funeral. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers. Miller Funeral Home Fridley Chapel 763-571-1300

Published on May 12, 2002

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