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Arlene Ann Klecker, 72

Arlene Ann Klecker, age 72, of Ellsworth, died Sunday, August 24, 2008, at the Kinnic Long Term Care, River Falls.

She was born on January 11, 1936, in the town of Oak Grove, the daughter of George and Wilma (Detert) Fiedler. Arlene was a graduate of Prescott High School. She married Delmer Baggenstoss on July 16, 1960; he died in 1974. Arlene later married Eldon Klecker on July 17, 1976, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Clayfield. She worked as teller for many years at the Hiawatha National Bank in Maiden Rock, Wis. Arlene enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking, gardening, camping and collecting Precious Moments. Arlene was very sociable and loved to visit with friends and family.

She was an active member of English Lutheran Women and English Lutheran Church.

She is survived by: her husband, Eldon of Ellsworth; children, Gerald "Jerry" (Julie) Baggenstoss, Ellsworth, Jean (Jim) Baggenstoss-Good, Orland Park, Ill., Joyce (Lee) Zenner, Hastings, Minn., Brenda (Christian) Bertram, Woodbury, Minn., Betty (Robert) Neuville, Hastings, Minn.; ten grandchildren, Nicole, Mallorie, Clayton, Alexis, Caelee, Payton, Olivia, Connor, Jarod, and Gavin; one great-child, Kaiden; two brothers, Bob (Julie) Fiedler, Prescott, Wis., and Ron Fiedler, Ellsworth.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; first husband, Delmer; and brother, Don.

Funeral services for Arlene were 11 a.m., Saturday, August 30, 2008, at English Lutheran Church, Ellsworth. Rev. Lauryl Stockness officiated.

Burial is in St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, Ellsworth.

Visitation was from 4-8 p.m., on Friday, at Hill Funeral Home, Ellsworth, and for one hour before the service at the church on Saturday.

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Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ellsworth, is assisting the family.