Arlene Bratland, 75, Fargo, ND died Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Bethany Retirement , Fargo.
Arlene Esther Loock was born January 3, 1941 in Moorhead, MN to Herman "Pete" and Esther Ida (Billiard) Loock. She grew up in Barnesville, MN. She married Benjamin Bratland on June 17, 1960 in Moorhead, MN where they lived for a short time before moving to Fargo. In 1971, they moved to West Fargo. Arlene worked for the West Fargo School District until her retirement.
Arlene enjoyed going to the casino, embroidery and spending time with family; especially Saturdays with her famous caramel rolls.
Arlene is survived by her four daughters: Laura (William) Cullen, Horace, ND, Belinda (Randall) Rothhouse, West Fargo, Brenda (Kevin) Dockter, West Fargo, Kimberly (Troy) Thorsteinson, Horace; eleven grandchildren: Melissa Cullen (Jesse Garcia), Michelle Cullen (Ryan Wagner), Joseph Cullen, Madison Cullen, Jennifer (Andrew) Jewett, Melinda Rothhouse, Randall "Bud" Rothhouse, Eric Dockter (Amanda Humann), Marsha Dockter (Alan Cassezza), Tyler Thorsteinson and Ramie "Babe" Thorsteinson; 7 great-grandchildren: Kali Cullen, Brayan Cullen, Thomas Jewett, Preston Rothhouse, Samuel Jewett, Vincen Garcia and Esavelle Garcia; sister, Elaine "Cookie" (James) Ebsen, Fargo and brother Louis "Sonny" (Martha) Loock, Lakeland, FL.
Memorial service will be Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 7 PM with visitation starting at 5 at West Funeral Home, West Fargo, ND.
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