Terrace “Terry” Arvidson, age 82, of Moose Lake and formerly of Coon Rapids, passed away February 4, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 P.M. Thursday, February 9th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service. Military honors provided by Isanti VFW Post 2735. Interment will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery at a later date.
Terrace Henry Arvidson was born September 8, 1934 in Deer Creek, Minnesota to Henry and Clara (Gense) Arvidson. In his youth he enjoyed working on his uncle’s farm. In 1955 Terry enlisted in the US Navy and served until 1959. On May 21, 1960 Terry married Marilyn Lark in Minneapolis. They raised their family of six children in the Coon Rapids area. Terry loved hunting and outdoors in general. He especially loved family activities and the close family bonds he and Marilyn instilled in the kids remain strong today.
Terry passed away February 4, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids at the age of 82 years, 4 months and 27 days. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn; brother, David; and son-in-law, Daniel Johnson.
He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Sonna Johnson, Rojeanna (JJ) Bohl, Tammy (John) Peterson, Lori Dvorak, Nathan Arvidson, and Anthony (Mandy) Arvidson; brother, Michael (Carol) Arvidson, sisters, Jayne Thraser, and Judy Berg; grandchildren, Sean, Joey, Patrick, John, Tara, Rachal, Kyla, Jhenna, Abbey, Ana, Dustin, Chase and Nolan; great-grandchildren, Ben and Hunter; and by many other relatives and friends.