Gibbs, Arlen Dale

Gibbs, Arlen Dale

June 11, 1935 – May 7, 2018
Age 82 of Champlin. Loving Husband, Dad, Grandpa, Brother, Uncle and Friend. Preceded in death by father, Lee Gibbs: mother, Freda (nee Lester) (John) Thyen: and brother, Larry (Patricia) Gibbs. Survived by his wife of 41 years, Marti (nee Hock); daughters, Denice (Matthew Putnam) Gibbs-Welton and Brandy Shepherd; grandchildren, Charlotte and Eric Gibbs-Welton, Jordan Gibbs-Putnam, and David Shepherd; siblings, Sandra (Ken) Shriver, John (Sandy) Thyen and Margaret (Steven) Pogsted; siblings-in-law, Buddy Hock, Dennis Hock, Tom Schlotman and Steve Stoehr; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Honorably discharged twice from the United States Army and a lifetime American Legion member. Retired from Kroger Co in Cincinnati, OH in 1992. Relocated to Minnesota and started a new career with the city of Champlin. Service will be held at 10am with visitation at 9am at the Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel, #1 Tower Ave. Mpls, MN 55450. Interment will follow (short car ride from chapel) at 11:15am at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, 7601 34th Ave South, Minneapolis MN 55450.