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Obituary for Ardelle Katherine McLean (Tarte)

Ardelle (Kay) McLean went to her heavenly home January 12, 2023 surrounded by her loving family.

She was born March 16,1931 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Alvin & Anna Marie Tarte. She was raised on the east side of St. Paul attending Blessed Sacrament & Johnson High School. In 1949 while working at Brown & Bigelow she met and married the father of her four beautiful children Julie Hensler, Don Peck , Jr. (Jacqueline), Bob Peck, and Penny (Jon).  She worked 43 years at Soderberg Contact Lens Company. She was blessed with 7 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Kay will always be remembered as having a loving heart, thinking of others before herself, an independent woman with a quick wit and for the love of her grand-dog Chili.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at HONSA FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 2460 County Rd E East, White Bear Lake, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Kay’s memory to the American Kidney Foundation or a charity of your choice.

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