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Arlene Harrigan

May 2, 1928 — October 17, 2020

Arlene Harrigan

Arlene L. Harrigan, 92, of Oakdale, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Preceded in death by husband, Kenneth; son, Ronald, granddaughter, Diana Boyle; siblings,Gladys, Dorothy, Bernard, Esther, Sylvia, Julian, and Glen. Survived by children, Doris (Greg) Boyle, Jerry (Jane), David (Mary), Dan; grandchildren, Jennifer, Cindy, Stephanie, Teresa, David, Andrew (Lynsy), and David (Lindsey); step granddaughter, Lia; great grandchildren, Allie, Tyler, Kiera, and Molly; step great grandchildren, Toby, Ben, Vincent; siblings, Ruby Silver and Roger King; and sister-in-law, Janet Wolf; and many other family and friends. Arlene was born and raised on a cranberry marsh in Cranmoor, WI. She met and married Kenneth Harrigan on June 23, 1953. She moved with her family to St. Paul, MN. She and Kenneth enjoyed traveling, polka music and dances. She had a love for music and played the accordion and the organ. She was a 3M retiree. Most of all she loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. The family wishes to extend a thank you to the staff of Cerenity Marian Care Center and Health Partners Hospice. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 10:30 AM at Transfiguration Catholic Church, 6133 15th Street North, Oakdale. Doors will open to the public at 10 AM. Interment to take place at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Health Partners Hospice or Research for Macular Degeneration. Face coverings required. We ask all guests to respect Covid-19 guidelines and practice safe social distancing. If you are unable to attend services or do not feel comfortable attending services, any memorials or cards may be sent to the funeral home; attn: family of Arlene Harrigan. The funeral recording is available by copying and pasting this web address in your browser: https://youtu.be/NincuzqK3Og
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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Starts at 10:30am

Transfiguration Catholic Church

6133 15th St N, Oakdale, MN 55128

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Fort Snelling National Cemetery

7601 34th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55450

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