Arlene Willson VanderwerffArlene Willson Vanderwerff, 83, Wahpeton, ND and formerly of Fairmount, ND died on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Sanford Healthcare in Fargo, ND. The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday May 18, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at St. John's Catholic Church in Wahpeton. There will be visitation at the church from 10:00-11:00 A.M. Interment will be at Fairmount Cemetery, Fairmount, ND. Vertin-Munson Funeral Home Wahpeton is in charge of arrangements.
Arlene is survived by her seven children: Sandra Willson, and friend Mark Charging, Wahpeton; Steven (Jodi) Willson, Reiles Acres, ND; Samuel (Theresa) Willson, Pembroke Pines, FL; Sally (Barry) Johnson, West Fargo; Scott (Dawn) Willson, Bloomington, MN; Sidney (Debra) Willson, Litchville, MN; Sonja (Ron) Schmit, Fargo; 14 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, her brother, Deacon Jerome Roth, MN; her two sisters, Patricia Roth and Phyllis Sikorski, both CA; and several nieces and nephews.