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Arnold Brorson

Arnold Brorson

Arnold Brorson, age 88 of Spring Valley, died Mon, April 15, 2019 at Spring Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born January 3, 1931 to Carl and Elvina (Anderson) Brorson in Gilman Township WI. Arnie attended Spring Valley Schools, graduated in 1949. In 1951, Arnie entered the U.S. Marine Corps. On August 27, 1955 he married Dorothy Timm at Wilson Lutheran Church. They were blessed with 3 children: Dawn, Duane and Deanna. He worked for Everett Brown Plastering from 1957 until 1970. He worked for Ralston-Purina in Hager City, retiring in 1993. He assisted at Keehr Funeral Home for 12 years. Served on Gilman Lutheran Church Council and was president for many years. He was a member of the Spring Valley School Board and volunteered for 25 years on the Spring Valley Fire Department, 12 years as fire chief. Preceding him in death were his parents; wife Dorothy in 2013; sisters: Evelyn (Corvin) Halvorson; Audrey (Mike) Grant; brother Dale (Gladys); and brothers-in-law Roy Johnson, Rodney Timm, and Dennis Timm. Survivors include his three children: Dawn (Steven) Wood of Elmwood; Duane (Elaine) Brorson of Spring Valley; and Deanna (Jeff) Powell of Spring Valley; 6 grandchildren: 9 great grandchildren: 3 great grandchildren: sister Joann Johnson; in-laws: Mary Timm, Jan Timm, Don & Arlys Olson, Jerry & Sandy Timm, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral Service Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Gilman Lutheran Church, Spring Valley. Visitation 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 at Keehr Funeral Home, Spring Valley. Military honors by Spring Valley American Legion Post 227.