October 10, 2017
Arnold Milbrett, age 82, of Hutchinson passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at the Hutchinson Health Hospital in Hutchinson.
Gathering of Family and Friends, and Prayer Service will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 10:00 A.M. to Noon. The Prayer service will be at 11:00 A.M, all at the Dobratz-Hantge Chapel in Hutchinson.
Arnold “Arnie” Alvin Milbrett was born on March 1, 1935, in Lake Lillian, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. He was the son of Otto and Hertha (Rollof) Milbrett. Arnie was baptized as an infant, and was later confirmed in his youth on June 5, 1949. Arnie received his education in Stewart, Minnesota and was a graduate of the Stewart High School Class of 1952.
Arnie was blessed with two children, Lori and Glen. He held employment as a Parts Manager for North Star Dodge and Sherwood Auto Parts. Arnie retired in 1989. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson.
Arnie was a talented musician and played the Concertina, he had his own band, and also played with the Six Fat Dutchmen and Elmer Scheid over the past 60 years.. He enjoyed traveling and collecting steins. Arnie especially enjoyed the time he spent with his friend Jan, his children, grandchildren, and two of his best dogs, Maggie and Smokey.
Arnie passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at the Hutchinson Health Hospital in Hutchinson, Minnesota at the age of 82 years.
He will be dearly missed.
Arnold is survived by:
Special Friend, Jan Wolf of Hutchinson, MN;
Daughter, Lori Solmonson and her husband, Kelly of Glencoe, MN,
Grandchildren, Kipton and Tanya Solmonson of Coeur d’Alene, ID,
Laura and Cheyenne Jensen of North St. Paul, MN;
Great Grandchildren, Wilderness, Couredge, and Arrow Solmonson of Coeur d’Alene, ID;
Sister-In-Law, Ruby Milbrett of Buffalo Lake, MN;
Nieces, Nephews, many other relatives and friends.
Arnold is preceded in death by his Parents, Otto and Hertha Milbrett; Son, Glen Milbrett; Brothers, Melvin Milbrett, Otto Milbrett Jr., and Lester Milbrett; Sisters, Norma Swenson, Helen Wendorff, and Hertha LaBelle.