Bryntesen, Ardelle M. (Reynertson) age 99, of Edina, MN, passed away Aug. 25, 2015 at Golden Living Center, Hopkins. Beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Preceded in death by husband, George; daughter, Kay; brothers, Stan and Jack (Pat); parents, Stan & Irene Reynertson, and son-in-law, Wally Krake. Survived by daughter, Joyce Krake and son, Jim (Sandy) Bryntesen; 6 grandchildren, Lee (Tom) Cherne, Scott (Robyn) Ingalls and Amy (Jim Tonjum) Ingalls, Bonnie (Scott) Roe, Pam (Mark) Schadegg & Chris (Jody) Bryntesen; 9 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Rosemary Reynertson and 14 nieces & nephews, all of the Chicago area; other relatives & special friends. Ardelle was a thoughtful, generous, fun-loving woman. She had a strong relationship with her God and was admired for her strength and positive attitude as she cared for George and Kay in the last years of their lives. She had many interests during her long, well-lived life -- including travel, gardening, golf, bowling, bridge and reading. She loved to entertain and was a gracious host. Always at the top of her list was her family. She was a tremendous role model. She will be fondly remembered. Special thanks for the excellent and loving care provided by the staff at Golden Living Center, Hopkins and Park Nicollet Methodist Hospice. Service 11 AM Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 with visitation one hour prior at St. Richard's Catholic Church, 7540 Penn Ave S., Richfield 55423. Interment Dawn Valley Memorial Park. Dawn Valley Chapel 952-941-7686

Published on August 27, 2015

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