VisitationEbenezer Lutheran Church
Northwood, ND 58267
Arlayne Gylten, 88, of Northwood, ND passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Northwood Deaconess Health Center in Northwood. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Northwood. A visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the church.
Eunice Arlayne Gylten was born to Edwin and Alice (Storlie) Thingelstad September 15, 1929 in Northwood, ND. Arlayne graduated from Northwood High School in 1947 and attended Mayville State where she received her teacherâs certificate. She worked at Jiffy Lunch, taught at the country school in Northwood, substitute taught in Underwood. She also held a position at the Northwood Deaconess Health Center as a dietary aide and along with Wally, was a custodian at Ebenezer Lutheran Church for many years. Above all, she was a loving wife, mother and homemaker.
Arlayne married Wallace Gylten on June 1, 1952 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church. Arlayne and Wallace were happily married for over 66 years.
Arlayne enjoyed spending her time painting, writing poems, gardening, antiquing, refinishing furniture, sewing, as well as entertaining ladies aid groups and friends and family.
She is survived her husband Wallace Gylten, Northwood, ND. Her five children, LuAnn (Jordan) Stevens, Northwood, ND, Lori Gylten, Grand Forks, ND, Gary Gylten, Northwood, ND, Lisa (Kevin) Strand, Thompson, ND, and Steven Gylten, Hatton ND; five grandchildren and five step grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild, 8 step great-grandchildren and sister Twyla Evenson, Northwood, ND; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Arylane is preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Alice Thingelstad; sister, Edris Thingelstad, who died in infancy; sister, Lola and brother-in-law Bob Jefferies; brother-in-law, Douglas Evenson; brother, LeRoy and sister-in-law Mary Jane Thingelstad; and two grandchildren who died in infancy.