Arlene M. Carlson, 68, of New Ulm died Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. There will be no funeral services. A gathering of family and friends will be from 4 – 7 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2013 at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, NORTH CHAPEL, in New Ulm. Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm is in charge of arrangements.
Arlene is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Brenda and Kevin Isackson of New Ulm, Dani Carlson Riggs of Connecticut, Victoria Branson of Bloomington, Indiana; eleven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Sharon Martin of Groton, Connecticut, Cynthia and William Carroll of Massapequa, Long Island, New York; sister-in-law, Kathy Buda of Kingston, Rhode Island. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Robert Buda and Peter Buda. Arlene May Buda was born on October 18, 1944 in New London, Connecticut to Anthony and Nellie (Clark) Buda.