Arlene M. Gambell, 83, of Forest City died Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Center in Forest City.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Monday, May 9, 2016 at Cataldo Schott Funeral Chapel, 505 North Clark St., with Pastor Chuck Layton of the United Methodist Church officiating.
Visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the funeral home.
Interment will be held in Madison Township Cemetery in Forest City.
Memorials may be directed to the Good Samaritan Center in Forest City and the Arlene M. Gambell memorial fund in care of the family.
Arlene M. Gambell was born July 18, 1932 in Red Lake Falls, MN, the daughter of Arthur and Helena (Bain) Klipping.
Arlene married Richard Dean Gambell on April 15 1953; to this union 3 children were born Arthur, David, and Linda. Arlene helped her husband Dean on the family farm until his retirement in 1985. She enjoyed the time she spent with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed going to garage sales looking for deals, going to the casino and cooking.
She is survived by her grandchildren; Ryan & Randi Gambell and their children, Masen and Ian, Jessica & Jon Cahoon and their daughter, Jayden Springer, Michael & April Gambell and their daughter, Faith, Nathan & Cassy Gambell and their children Nicholas, Chase, Jacob, and Matthew, Michael & Diane Lund, Gary Lund and Jeff Lund. She is also survived by daughters-in-law, Judy, Cindy and Laura; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dean; her children, Arthur, David, and Linda, and her brother, Eldon Klipping.
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