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Arnold Runestad
1924 - 1993
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Arnold Runestad, 68, died Friday, April 16, 1993 in Miami Florida Hospital.  Cremation was in Florida with memorial services in New York, South Dakota and Michigan.

Arnold Runestad was born in Highmore, South Dakota on September 4, 1924, the son of Lars and Bertha (West) Runestad.  Arnold was a stockbroker on Wall Street in New York City.

Surviving are his three children, Deborah Runestad of Florida;  Linda and husband, Steve Ryan, of New York and their children, Tim, Stve and Robert;  Arnold Runestad and wife, Karen, of New Jersey, and their children, Craig, Jaclyn, Denise;  three brothers, Glenn and wife, Barbara, Runestad of Grand Blanc and their children, Janet Bohlen, Ron, Jim, and Rick, all of Michigan, Larry of Florida and Judy of California; Les and wife, Ellen, Runestad of Long Island, NY, and Lyle Runestad of Highmore, South Dakota;  four
sisters,
Berniece and husband, Robert Schlegal; Lu and husband, Dale Rediger of St. Lawrence, SD, Selma Parsons and Pat Hayes, of South Dakota.  He will also be missed by 24 nieces and nephews, four cousins and their children and relatives in Norway.

He was preceded in death by sisters Violet Kutz and Hannah Runestad.
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