Johnson Funeral Service

Thief River Falls, MN

Arleen Reese passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Sanford Hospital on Broadway, Fargo, ND.

Visitation will be Thursday, 1 PM until 2 PM at Johnson Funeral Service, Thief River Falls, MN and burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Newfolden, MN following the visitation.

Arleen Edna Reese was born April 29, 1939 daughter of James and Reva (Brunson) Lester at Fillmore, UT. She was raised there and attended school at Fillmore.

She was united in marriage to Warren Reese. She worked at the Rainbow Club, Strandquist, MN, the Peppermill, Mesquite, NV, the Oasis, Mesquite, NV and the Strandquist Café.

Arleen enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting, traveling, visiting with family and friends.

She is survived by her children Calvin (Maureen) Banyan, Plano, TX, Doug (Joanne) Reese, Bountiful, UT, Palmer Reese, Thief River Falls, MN and April (Shawn) Puryear, Tacoma, WA; grandchildren Kelsey (Dave) Gamblin, Kimberly Reese, Scott (Angela) Reese, Eric Reese, Cassie Reese, Cody Reese, Colton Reese and Chance Reese; great-grandchildren Jack, Duncan, Badyn, Nolan, Chealyn, Conner, Cairysa and Rylee; brother Douglas Sly of Utah.

She is preceded in death by her parents James and Reva Lester.

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