Arne G. Ohrn, a longtime resident of Darien, died at home on Thursday, Feb. 9. Mr. Ohrn, 96, was the husband of Irene Ohrn.

Born in Dalarna, Sweden, on June 11, 1915. Mr. Ohrn came to America with his family in 1924, at the age of 9.

"He was well respected by all who knew him and beloved by his extended family," his family said.

Besides his wife of 71 years, Mr. Ohrn is survived by his daughters, Carol Taylor of New Canaan and Nancy Matthews of Darien; six grandchildren, Denny, David and Melissa Taylor and Stephen, Kristen and Liz Matthews; and 10 great grandchildren: James, Lily, John, Matthew and Brian Taylor; Byrne and Gray Matthews; Eliza and Wesley Severud; and, Katherine Zablocki.

A funeral service was held Monday, Feb. 13, at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home in Darien.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Noroton Presbyterian Church, 2011 Post Road, PO Box 3401, Darien, CT 06820 or to Person-to-Person, 1864 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820.