Arlene Kappers, 92, of Spring Valley

Arlene Kappers

Arlene I. Kappers, 92, of Spring Valley, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Spring Valley Living. 

Arlene Iva Koball was born on Sept. 24, 1926, in Bennington Township in Mower County to Emil and Ida (Seabright) Koball.

She was baptized on Nov. 14, 1926, and was confirmed on June 30, 1940.

She graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1944.

She married Clayton “Sie” Kappers at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley on Nov. 10, 1952. They were married for over 59 years.

Together they lived in the Spring Valley area all their lives. She worked at the First National Insurance Agency in Spring Valley for over 30 years. She enjoyed going out to eat, playing cards and going for drives with her husband.

She is survived by two brothers-in-law, Harold Westphal of Spring Valley and Lester Fimon of Grand Meadow; a sister-in-law, Connie Koball of Spring Valley and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers, Lawrence and Carl and one sister, Violet.

Funeral services for her were held on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley with the Rev. Mark Van House and the Rev. Betsy Dartt officiating. Burial followed in the Spring Valley Cemetery.

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