Arthur Wildeman

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 5, 2009

Arthur Wildeman 79, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 4, 2009, at his home in Sargeant, Minn.

Arthur Wildeman was born on June 14, 1930 in Boyden, Iowa, the son of Arie and Jennie (Roelofs) Wildeman. He was united in marriage to Mildred Taylor on Sept. 5, 1948, in Sargeant. Mildred died on June 18, 2007. Art farmed in the Sargeant area for many years. He served on the Sargeant Township Board, Sargeant Co-op Board and was a member of the Zion United Methodist Church in Sargeant. Art enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing.

Arthur is survived by six sons, Bill (Kathy) Wildeman, Racine, Minn., Bob (Mary) Wildeman, Sargeant, Minn., Russell (Sally) Wildeman, Hayfield, Minn., Roger (Laurie) Wildeman, Stewartville, Minn., Brian (Becki) Wildeman, Red Wing, Minn., Bradley (Mari) Wildeman, Gretna, Neb.; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Adri (Willie) Funfar, Nora Springs, Iowa.

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He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mildred; and one sister.

The funeral service for Arthur Wildeman will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009 at Zion United Methodist Church in Sargeant, Minn. with the Rev. Jon Schultz officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Brownsdale, Minn. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009 at the Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, 501 Second St. NW in Hayfield, and one hour before the service at the church on Sunday.

Blessed be his memory.