Arlene Ann (Felton) Ringeisen


Arlene Ann (Felton) Ringeisen, age 89 of Cannon Falls, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 5, 2024 in Northfield.

Arlene Ann was born at home, north of Randolph, on July 9, 1934, the daughter of William and Ella (Bachman) Felton. She attended Randolph Public School and graduated in 1952, in a class of 17. Arlene married Loren Ringeisen on May 9, 1953, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Randolph. To this union four children were born: Laurene, Diane, Jeffrey, and Patti. Arlene was a homemaker most of her life with jobs at Russ Douglas Insurance, Randolph School Cafeteria, Kid Duds, Nancy M. Bergeson C.P.A., Caravan Motel, Gemini, and Berquist, retiring from Berquist in 1999. She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church all of her life and involved in church work. She was a member of the Randolph Red Hot Rubies, and loved having coffee with family, relatives, and friends.

Survivors include her children Laurene (Kevin) Navara, Diane (Wayne) Trapp, and Jeffrey (Wendy) Ringeisen, all of Cannon Falls, and Patti (David) McKinley of Randolph; grandchildren Becki (Scott) Banitt, Cari (Brent) Lundell, Brandon (Marie) Navara, Joshua (Melissa) Trapp, Jeremy (Ally Kvam) Trapp, Wesley (Jessica) Ringeisen, Riki (Ryan) Podritz, Tiffany/Oaklee Ringeisen, and Jason (Alex) McKinley; great-grandchildren Michael (Samantha), Ashley (Brian), Tayler (Connor), Maddox, Mia, Holden, Gabriella, Emmitt, Abigail, Grace, Madeline, Lane, Ryan, Andi, Khloe, Olivia, and Sophia Loren; great-great-grandchildren Tessa, Hallie, Adam, Jacob, Maisy Ann, and Calvin; sister Audrey McKeag of Stanton, as well as nieces and nephews.

Arlene was preceded in death by her husband Loren, parents William and Ella Felton, grandson Preston Ringeisen, sister Yvonne Montgomery, and brothers Elmer, Harold and Arnold Felton.

Pallbearers were all of her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers were June Volkert and Leatrice Taylor.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Mark's Lutheran WELCA.

Visitation was on Friday, April 12, 2024 from 4 - 7:00 pm at Lundberg Funeral Home, 5839 Hwy 19 Blvd, Cannon Falls, MN 55009. The memorial service was held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 28595 Randolph Blvd, Randolph, MN 55065. There was a visitation one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment was in Lakeside Cemetery, Randolph.