Arden E. Fitzgerald,

August 10, 1931 - October 21, 2021

Arden E. Fitzgerald, 90, of Rushford, MN, died on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at his home.
Arden was born on August 10, 1931, in Delavan, MN, to Ernest and Dora (Cross) Fitzgerald.

Arden Ernest Fitzgerald 2He was raised in Delavan and graduated from Delavan High School in 1949. Arden Attended Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis, MN. He owned and operated Fitzgerald Standard Oil in Delavan for seven years. Arden worked at the Minnesota State Fair from 1949 to 1953. On October 15, 1954, Arden was united in marriage with Iris Sweet. He worked as a maintenance engineer at Winona State University from 1957 to 1989. He was president of the Union Local #945 while at WSU. Arden raised his children in Winona and moved to Rushford following his retirement. He enjoyed spending his spare time on his land at Diamond Creek near Whalen, MN.
Arden is survived by his five children: Mike (Karen) Fitzgerald, Kevin Fitzgerald, Pamela Weimer, Lynette (Jack) Miller, and Kerry Fitzgerald; six grandchildren: Jon, Jennifer, Jessica, Stephany, Seamus, and Seah; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother, Merrill, and son-in-law, Mark Weimer.
A memorial service will be scheduled for Arden in the near future.
Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford is assisting the family with arrangements.