Ann Arndorfer

July 17, 1965 – March 16, 2020

Ann Arndorfer, age 54, of Burt, Iowa, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020, at Exceptional Opportunities in Burt. Private family funeral services were held Friday, March 20.  Burial was in St. Benedict Catholic Cemetery.

Ann Marie Arndorfer, the daughter of Melvin and Ida Mae (Kutschara) Arndorfer, was born July 17, 1965, in Britt, Iowa. Ann lived at home until the age of 9. She then entered foster care at Sheppard’s Cottage when it opened in 1974. She attended Peter Pan School in Algona and graduated from Exceptional Opportunities School in Burt in 1986. Ann moved to West Home in September of 1981, and she then worked in the Options Program until it dissolved in 2016. She enjoyed the outdoors, listening to music, looking at books and magazines and swimming at the swimming pool.

Left to cherish Ann’s memory are her mother, Ida Mae; siblings, Lori  Potter and her husband James of Dubuque, Kevin Arndorfer and his wife Maria of Algona; nieces and nephews, Veronica, Stella and Emily Arndorfer, Rose (Chase) Schmitt, Daniel Potter, Mandy Potter and Sarah (fiancé Jimmy) Potter; and grandniece Sophie Schmitt. She was preceded in death by her father Melvin in 2013; grandparents, George and Louise Arndorfer and John and Lucille Kutschara; uncles, Loren Arndorfer and Al Kohlhaas; and uncle and aunt Bill and Bobbie Welter.

The Lentz Funeral Home in Algona is serving the family. Condolences may be left at

Kossuth County Advance

14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217

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