Dearly beloved wife of Ernest, mother of Stacy (Mike) Dillon and Judd (Kathleen) Howie, grandmother to Brady, Tyler, Hunter, Brianna, Kaylin, Conor and Cole, passed away on January 5, 2020 at home in the presence of her family.
She was preceded in death by her father Herman Stavang, mother Mae Patterson, siblings Joyce (at birth), Harold, Gordon, Elois Halvorson and Marion Bakken.
Arliss was born in Rugby, North Dakota, and moved to the Minneapolis area in 1963. She began her career with State Farm where she worked until her retirement in 2009. She met Ernie on a blind date at a bowling alley in 1983. He was the love of her life and they married shortly afterwards. Together they raised Stacy and Judd. She was an avid golfer and loved her Vikings! But most of all, Arliss loved spending time with her grandchildren whether it was sporting events or watching Disney movies over and over again! Arliss was a fighter who battled three different kinds of cancer over the last 20 years and won! Her last battle however, was just too much to overcome and she needed peace.
Visitation THURSDAY, 1/9, 4-7PM, Evans-Nordby Funeral Home, 6000 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Center.
Funeral service FRIDAY, 1/10, 9:30AM, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 7217 W. Broadway Ave, Brooklyn Park. Internment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations preferred to the Susan G. Komen Cure for Cancer Foundation https://ww5.komen.org/Donate/Donate.html
Thursday, January 9th 4-7 PM
Evans-Nordby Funeral Home
6000 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN
Friday, January 10th 9:30 AM
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
7217 W. Broadway Ave
Brooklyn Park, MN
These people are wonderful. They went over and above in every possible way to help us with funeral arrangements, the visitation, service and burial, despite the fact that we had a limited budget. They were patient, kind, and treated us like family. This is a funeral home you can trust. Thank you, Evans-Nordby.