Tea time with grandchildren was special to Arlene Moser
Funeral services for Arlene Moser, 73, of Mobridge, were held on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Family Worship Center.
Burial was in the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.
Arlene passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge.
Arlene Margaret Hellhake was born May 3, 1940, to Ed and Dorothy “Dora” (Litzau) Hellhake at McLaughlin. She attended school and graduated from McLaughlin High School in 1958.
Arlene married Clarence Moser of Walker on Nov. 2, 1958, and they started their life together on the farm.
Arlene enjoyed embroidery and made several baby quilts for her grandchildren. She was also an excellent seamstress and sewed many of her own clothes and for her daughters.
She was a member of the McIntosh First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School, was a member of the ladies aide group, and sang in the choir.
Arlene enjoyed having visits and having coffee with her friends and children. Tea time with her grandchildren was a highlight when they visited. She loved the Lord and studied her Bible often. One of her favorite Bible verses was Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto your own understanding in all thy ways acknowledge Him, and he shall direct thy paths.”
In October of 1994 they bought a home in Mobridge and moved off the farm due to medical reasons. In February of 1998 she entered the Selby Good Samaritan Center. After being admitted to the Mobridge Hospital in September of 2012 due to health reasons, she transferred to Mobridge Golden LivingCenter. She passed away March 16 of renal failure due to multiple sclerosis complications, which she battled for 47 years of her life.
Arlene is survived by her husband, Clarence; daughters, Cathy (Jack) Getz of Bismarck, N.D., and Cari (Royce) Walker of McLaughlin; four grandchildren, Tyler Getz (fiance Evelyn) of Sterling, Colo., Becky Getz (special friend Jared) of Bismarck, Brittni (Matt) Dobowey of Max, N.D., Rason (Annie) Walker of Mobridge; three great-granddaughters, Sophie, Laken and Ava; sisters Verna Eisenbeis of Montana, Alice Ritte of Arizona, and Helen Podominic of Washington; and brother, Marvin Litzau.
Arlene was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, June Sovell and Violet Schaeffer; and one brother, Melvin Litzau.
All memorials will be donated to the MS Society.