Arden Sanstead 1929-2022

Arden passed away peacefully on May 21, 2022 at age 92. She was born in Minneapolis October 6, 1929. She was a graduate of Patrick Henry High School. Embracing her Swedish heritage, she graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College where she met her husband, John. Arden taught English for Hastings School District as a substitute. She was active in a variety of women’s organizations and her church, St. Philips Lutheran Church. Arden loved Hastings and served as chair for the Hastings Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) for 9 years. Upon retirement, she and John became annual snowbirds, basking in Winter Haven Florida. She is preceded in death by husband John. She is survived by sons Mark (Julie) and Peter (Lissa) and grandchildren Christopher (Chris), Paul, Erinn and Caitlin. Interment will be at Fort Snelling Cemetery. Preferred memorials to Hastings Family Service. Celebration of Life at 1:00 on 5/24/2022 at St. Philips Lutheran Church Hastings.

St. Philips Lutheran Church, 1401 15th Street West, Hastings, MN

May 25, 2022