February 13, 1929 - November 26, 2015


Private memorial services will be held for Arlene Patricia Theisen, age 86 of St. Benedict Senior Community in St. Cloud, formerly of Rockville, MN who died on Thursday, November 26, 2015. Burial of her urn will be in the Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery at Rockville, MN.
Arlene was born on February 13, 1929, at Rockville, MN, the daughter of Joseph J.A. and Anna M. (Pelzer) Theisen. She graduated from Cathedral High School in 1947. After contracting Polio at a very young age, Arlene chose to live the rest of her life in a very positive and happy demeanor. She lived many years at Skylight Garden Apartment and lived the past 12 years at St. Benedict Senior Community both in St. Cloud.

She was a past member of St. Stephen Catholic Church and the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, MN. She was a member of the Legion of Mary at St. Stephen Catholic Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by; two sisters, Beatrice Theisen and Dolores Braun, and one brother Virgil (Biff) Theisen.

She is survived by five brothers and sisters, Joseph Theisen, Long Island, NY, Audrey (Al) Maselter of Fort Meyers, FL, Anna Mae Schaefer of Waite Park, MN, Esther Heffernan of Chicago, IL and Lester (Lorraine) Theisen Champlin, MN, nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.