The family moved to Duluth in 1958, and Arlo and Jan lived in the Woodland neighborhood for 58 years.
A Funeral Director for 45 years, Arlo worked at Johnson Funeral Home, Jarvi Dowd Funeral Home, and retired from Dougherty Funeral Home in 2001.
Arlo was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Duluth and former member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Duluth.
Arlo was active in many community organizations. He was a Past Master Mason of Ionic Lodge #186, Scottish Rite, AAD Shrine, Past Monarch of the Ela Ala Grotto, Past Shephard of the White Shrine, a member of the AAD Director’s Staff, Past Guardian of Job’s Daughters, Eastern Star Euclid Chapter #56, member of United Northern Sportmen, and life member of both the Elk’s Club #133 and the Owl’s Club in Duluth.