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Published April 02, 2013, 12:00 AM

Arnold R. Hoseth, Jr.

Arnold R. Hoseth, Jr. 87, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota died Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Oak Crossing – Essentia Health, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

Arnie was born on January 10, 1926, the son of Arnold and Harriet (Korsgarden) Hoseth Sr. in Crookston, Minnesota. He attended Banner Country School until the eighth grade, then attended high school in Twin Valley, Minnesota graduating in 1943. He worked on the family farm with his father until his marriage to Erma Nelson on June 20, 1947 in Bagley, Minnesota. They made their home in Detroit Lakes, where Arnie worked for the Big 5 Co-op and his career in plumbing started. In 1950, he started Lakes Plumbing and Heating. Arnie continued to own and operated the company until 1980, when he sold the business. After a few years, he started Hoseth Plumbing and continued to work until his retirement in 1994.

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