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Arla Welberg, 74

Arla Joy Welberg passed away on May 31, 2010 at the MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, ND at the age of 74.
Arla was born on January 12, 1936 in Swede Prairie Township in Yellow Medicine County to Alice (Chaplin) and Lloyd Bromberg.  She was raised in Porter, MN and attended Canby High School.  She and Henry “Hank” Welberg were married on November 28, 1953 in Porter, MN and made their home on the family farm in Baudette where they raised small grains and potatoes for seed.
In addition to her work on the farm, Arla enjoyed doing many crafts, including crocheting.  She also liked to cook, bake and play cards.  She was well known for her potato salad and her bars.  She was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, the Bethlehem L.W.M.L (past officer), and the Wabanica and Hackett Homemakers.
Arla is survived by her children, Steve (Cheryl) Welberg of Baudette and Joyce (Rick) Blodgett of Baudette; grandchildren, Heather and Jennifer Blodgett, William and Shane Tisdell, Brandy Nicholson and Brenton Hildebrandt; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Henry “Hank” in 2007; and infant daughter, Nancy Jane Welberg.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 5th at 2 PM at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Baudette.  Visitation will be on Friday from 5-7 PM at Helgeson Funeral Home in Baudette.  Interment will be at the Elm Park Cemetery.
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