Saari, Arne Arnold
March 9, 1929 – February 20, 2013
Age 83, of Alexandria, passed away from a stroke February 20, 2013. Arne was raised on a farm in Cokato. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Mining Engineering and worked for 3M in St. Paul and Fairmont. In 1974, he bought Fran & Arne’s Bar in Garfield which he successfully operated for 25 years. Preceded in death by his wife, Frances, and his sons, Rick and Randy. Survived by his loving companion, Jan Floding; his children, Carla (Michael) Christensen, Robert (Denise) Saari , Cheri (Rod Otten) Saari, and Christi (Gary Roach) Saari; six grandchildren; and one great- grandchild. Public memorial Sat., March 16, 10:30 AM to 12 noon at the Garfield Pub (formerly Fran & Arne’s Bar) in Garfield, MN.