Agnes Helen Arndt Rush, 92, Austin

Published 10:19 am Friday, November 30, 2012

Agnes Helen Arndt Rush, 92, of Austin, Minn., died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Our House Senior Living.

Agnes Rush

Agnes was born May 27, 1920, in Vernon Center, Minn., to Louis and Blanche (Duddridge) Arndt. She married James Rush on Oct. 11, 1941, in Minneapolis. She was a good bowler, and was a charter member of the Austin Women’s Bowling Hall of Fame and the Austin Women’s 600 Club. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church.

Agnes loved her family. She enjoyed spending time together during the holidays, birthdays or any occasion. She was very proud of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Agnes had a great love of life, loved to travel and went to Hawaii and Branson many times often traveling with friends or family.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Rush, Jr., brothers Emil and Allen Arndt, sisters Peggy Wallace and Edith Brown, great grandson Tristan.

Agnes is survived by her children, Barry (Julaine) Rush, Austin, Judy (Ken) Norstrud, Duluth, Minn., Debra (Wes) Thompson, Mantorville, Minn., Lori (Lloyd) Amick, Austin; grandchildren, Carey Sharp, Chris Rush, Lynne Hamre, Roberta Cich, Cheryl Wingate, Heather Larson, Jessica Bridges, Amanda and Tyler Amick; great-grandchildren, Taylor and Emma Sharp, Matt Cich, Kristina Warren, JR Wingate, Haley, Morgan, Jase, and Skyler Bridges; niece and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3 at Christ Episcopal Church with the Rev. Catherine Lemons officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church for one hour before the service on Monday. Clasen-Jordan Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred either to the Mower County Humane Society or Christ Episcopal Church.