By HDN Staff
EVERETT, Wash. Arnold "Arnie" Braaten, 74, died Sunday, June 2, 2002, at his home in Everett, Wash.
Viewing will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Buffalo Hill Funeral Home in Everett.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army Community Center. Burial will follow at Glacier memorial Gardens.
Arnie was born Dec. 6, 1927, in Wolf Point.
He married Norma on June 10, 1948, in Kalispell.
Arnie was a salesman for Carolina Shoe Co. in North Carolina, Oliver Hammer Clothing in Sedro Woolley, Wash., and Sam's Western Wear in Everett. He retired in August 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Norma Braaten of Everett; sons, Gordon (Jan) Braateen of Everett and Gary Braaten of Missoula; daughter, Helen Braaten of Arlington, Wash.; sisters, Olga Rhodes of Kalispell, Gladys Baker of Glendive, Helen Bates of Sommers, Alice (John) Christensen of Kalispell, Mary (Joe) Schrock of Seattle; brothers, Merle "Bud" Braaten of Wolf Point and Henry (Margaret) Braaten of Kalispell; seven grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.