July 3, 1927 - February 8, 2017


Memorial Services will be 11 AM Monday, February 13, 2017 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Becker for Arline Edith Goldman, age 89, who passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Monticello Care Center. Burial will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis on a later date. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home in Becker.

Arline Edith Goldman was born July 3, 1927 in Wabeno, WI to Kenneth and Ila Carter and adopted by Talmer and Irma Thompson from Minneapolis. She was married to Donald Goldman on April, 10, 1948. Arline lived in Spring Lake Park, Mille Lacs and moved to Big Lake in 2001. She was employed at the coffee shop in Unity Hospital and retired in 1989.

Arline was a classy lady, loved the color purple and volunteered with Meals on Wheels and a member of the Spring Lake Park VFW Post 6587 Auxiliary. Chocolate hot fudge sauce and chow mein hot dish was Arline’s specialty. She was loving, caring, and such a wonderful person. She was involved with everyone’s lives and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Although a workaholic, she was social and found time to garden.

She has four children, Kenneth (Nancy) of Coon Rapids, Ray (Dawn) of Harris, Donna (Mike Hansen) of Alexandria, and Diane (Mike) Baumgartner of Big Lake. She has 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don; brother, Harold and grandson Ron.