ARTHUR CARL RIEFFER, age 78, of Trimont, MN, died Monday, April 30, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System.Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 04, 2012, at 11:00 AM, at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth, with Aaron Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Elmore, Minnesota. Visitation time will be from 6:00 until 8:00pm Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th Street in Blue Earth. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.comHe was born August 11, 1933, at Blue Earth, MN, the son of Frederick and Anna (Angermann) Rieffer. He is survived by his daughter Cathy Orke of Sioux Falls, SD; brother Henry Rieffer and wife Irene of Alden, MN, brother Jay Rieffer and wife Pat of Cold Springs, MN; sister Dorothy Senne of Cokato, MN; sister Alice and husband Ralph Anderson of Racine, WI; 2 granddaughters Mindy and husband Tim Mullen of Sioux City, IA; Sara and husband Donny Watters of Brandon, SD; and 4 great grandchildren.Arthur, ''Art'' was preceded in death by his parents and 14 brothers and sisters.