Arlene L. Michaelson
March 20, 1925 November 7, 2014

Turner Arlene, 89, died Friday, November 7 in Salem. She was born in Cooperstown, ND and moved to Turner in 1952, living there since. Arlene married Conrad O. Michaelson on June 14, 1944 in Hannaford, ND, he preceded her in death on December 1, 2001.

She enjoyed sewing and made many dresses for her daughters, as well as jockey silks for Portland Meadows. Arlene also enjoyed crocheting, knitting, quilting, camping and fishing. She reupholstered car interiors, repaired canvas boat tops and tents. Arlene loved animals, especially smaller dogs and cats, feeding many strays.

She is survived by children: Judy Lewis of Aumsville, Jeb Michaelson of Pleasonton, TX, Mary Lou Lee of Turner and Chris Michaelson of Philadelphia, PA; sister: Doris Weller of Valley City, ND; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brothers, Jim Vasfaret, Norman Vasfaret & Ralph Vasfaret.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Aumsville Cemetery, Aumsville. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.

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