Arnold Garbers

March 16, 2018

Aug. 7, 1925 – March 5, 2018

Funeral service for Ar­nold John Garbers, age 92 of Lake Benton, was Sat­urday, March 10, 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Lake Benton. Visitation was held one hour prior to the funeral from 1-2 p.m. at the church. Burial was in Memorial Hill Cemetery in Lake Benton following the service. He died Monday, March 5 at Perham Health in Perham.
Arrangements were with Hartquist Funeral Home, Utoft-Johansen Chapel in Lake Benton. Send on-line condolences at www.
Arnold John Garbers was born Aug. 7, 1925 to Ernst and Elli Garbers at home on their farm near White, South Dakota. On Nov. 13, 1948 he was united in mar­riage to Esther Schuller. Esther passed away April 15, 1997. Arnold married Millie Terhark on Dec. 26, 1997.
Arnold is survived by his wife Millie of Balaton; children Sherry Garbers Dwire of Sebeka and Alan (Dianna) Garbers of Mar­tinsville, Indiana; siblings Herbert (Rose) Garbers of Edina and Erna Salmonsen of Hastings; sisters-in-law Linda Hagevold Garbers of Bloomington and Glenda Korver Garbers of Lake Benton; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchil­dren. He was preceded in death by his wife Esther, his parents, infant son John, sisters Viola Hokins, Lydia Van Dyke and Elf­reida (infant), and broth­ers Erwin and Marvin Gar­bers.
Memorials are preferred to the non-profit that was started by Arnold’s grand­son and his wife, the 7:10 Foundation, at http://