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Arlena M. Sarver

Arlena Mae Sarver, 83, of St. Paul, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018, at Waldron Health & Rehab.

Born July 24, 1934, in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of Derph Blades and Dora L. (Russell) Holland. She married Kenneth Sarver on March 30, 1968, and he preceded her on Aug. 17, 2007.

Survivors include two children, Arleta J. Poland (husband, Dave), of Fairland, and Kevin J. Hoban, of San Juan, Puerto Rico; brother, Robert D. Holland, of Venice, Florida; four nieces and two nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her spouse and one nephew.

Mrs. Sarver had lived in this area her entire lifetime and was a high school graduate.

She was manager of Brown Bottle Package Liquor in St. Paul for 15 years, retiring in 2016.

She attended Star Baptist Church and was a member of the U.S.O., entertaining troops in Korea, Japan and Hawaii.

Arlena enjoyed traveling, playing and listening to music, but most of all she loved to spend time with her family.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Glenn E. George Funeral Home, 106 E. Franklin St., St. Paul.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the funeral home, with Pastor Tom True officiating.

Burial will be at Paul Hill Cemetery in St. Paul.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.net.