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Arline C (Eskildsen) Gore

November 5, 1921 ~ April 19, 2020 (age 98)


Private family burial for Arline C. Gore (Eskildsen) will be held on Wednesday (4/22) at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Online condolences are welcome at

Arline C. Gore, age 98 of Albert Lea, passed away on April 19, 2020 at St. John’s Lutheran Home – Woodlands.

Arline was born on November 5, 1921 to Aage and Elizabeth (Schott) Eskildsen at their home in Fertile, IA. She graduated from Northwood High School in 1940. She taught rural school from 1940-1942. In 1942 she enlisted in the United States Navy and was discharged in 1945. She was united in marriage to Robert Gore on March 30, 1945 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Following both Robert and Arline’s discharge they farmed around Northwood, IA. Together they raised their 6 children in Northwood and Albert Lea.

Arline enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers, sewing and bird watching. Most of all she loved to spend time with family and friends.  

Arline is survived by her children Dennis (Julie), Joan (Russell) Miller, Susan (Robert) Julius; Son-in-law John Szymanowski; daughters-in-law Sharon Gore-Zajicek and Sherry Gore-Brandt; 14 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; sister Shirley Floy; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert; children Karen Szymanowski, Ron and Randy; and 6 siblings.

The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at St. Johns Lutheran Homes and Bayview Freeborn Funeral Home for their love and care of Arline. 

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Graveside Service
April 22, 2020

10:00 AM
Hillcrest Cemetery
175544 US Highway 65
Albert Lea, MN 56007

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