King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Arlen Trelstad, 85, of Montrose


Arlen Trelstad, 85, of Montrose passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 11:20 AM at the Ft. Madison Community Hospital.

He was born on December 27, 1932 in Waseca, MN to Art and Myrtle Magnuson Trelstad.  On June 14, 1958 he married Carolyn Turnquist.  Arlen worked at Armour


Dial and retired after 38 years of service.  He served in the US Army.  Arlen ran a yardwork business with his son Kenny for many years.  He loved being outdoors, riding his golf cart and doing all he could to keep Montrose beautiful.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Trelstad of Montrose; five sons, Kenneth Trelstad of Montrose, Greg Trelstad of Burlington, Tim Trelstad of LeClaire, IA, Tom Trelstad of Kansas City, MO and Rich Trelstad of Ft. Madison; three grandchildren and one brother, Mel Trelstad of Red Wing, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mary.

Per his wishes, cremation has been entrusted to King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  A private burial will take place in Montrose Cemetery.

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