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Day: April 21, 2017

Arleta Ann Hug Burton

A. Burton

Arleta Ann Hug Burton, 86, of Richland, Wash., died on April 4, 2017.

She was born on April 4, 1931, to Glenn Franklin Hug and Mary Marie McDonald Hug. Arleta lived in Oregon prior to moving to the Tri-Cities a little more than five years ago.

Arleta grew up in Elgin, Ore., then went to Business school in Portland. She worked as a secretary and administrative assistant retiring from CH2M Hill in 1984.

She is a member of Countryside Christian Church in Keizer and attended Richland Lutheran Church.

Her hobbies included reading, knitting, golfing, pinochle, Bible studies, and travel.

She gave of her time volunteering at the Salem Union Gospel Mission, Keizer Heritage Museum, reading to elementary children and many other activities.

Arleta is survived by her son; Glenn (Lisa) Burton, daughter; Debbie (Allen) Maier, granddaughters; Christina Maier Mitchell, Tiffany Maier Getz, Kari Maier Lindsay, and Alexandra Burton and five great granddaughters.

She found great joy in her family and loved watching her great granddaughters play.

Arleta was preceded in death by her husband, Karlee Burton.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Salem Union Gospel Mission.

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