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Arne Nybo Jr.

June 6, 1943-April 13, 2011

Memorial services for Arne E. Nybo Jr., 67, of Eveleth, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 18 in Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Virginia, Minn., with Pastor Brenda Tibbetts, A.I.M., officiating.

Inurnment will be at a later date in the Greenwood Cemetery in Virginia. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Gilbert, Minn.

Arne died Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn. He was born to Arne and Elizabeth (Vogt) Nybo, Sr., on June 6, 1943 in St. Paul. He was a 1961 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School and later enlisted with the U.S. National Guard for six years.

On Oct. 2, 1965 he married Lily Ann Parker in Mount Iron, Minn. Arne worked as a truck driver for Smith Tire, later for Kirscher, and finally for Transport America. He was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and the Virginia American Legion Post 239.

Arne especially enjoyed time spent at Lake Vermilion and in the outdoors.

Survivors include his wife Lily, of Eveleth; son Timothy, also of Eveleth; special granddaughter, Chloe Nybo; brothers, Gerald of Long Beach, Miss., and Steve of Detroit Lakes; sisters, Annette Pawlak of Detroit Lakes and Peggy Olson of Lake Park; several nieces and nephews; and a special cousin, Judy Larson.

His parents preceded him in death.