LANCASTER, Calif. - Arden Fjelsted, 93, died on Friday, March 15, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born Jan. 25, 1920, in Wisconsin to the late Carl and Cora Fjelsted. In 1947 he married Agnes Fortman, formerly from Miller City, and she survives in Lancaster, Calif.
Arden was a veteran of World War II. He was retired from Rockwell International and Edward Air Force Base in Palm Dale, Calif.
Arden is survived by a daughter, Patricia Bales of Lancaster, Calif.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; a brother, Harold; a sister Lois; a brother-in-law, George Fortman; and sisters-in-law, Nancy Alt, Joyce Beam, Marjorie Feliciano and Francis Remington.
He is preceded in death by one daughter, two sisters and a brother.
Services were held on March 19 at the Methodist Church in Lancaster, Calif.