George E. Arlen, age 69 of Linn, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
George was born July 17, 1944, in Keene, NH a son to the late George P. and Eugenia (Whitney) Arlen. His mother survives of Linn. George was raised in Gilsum and Sullivan N.H .before settling in Linn.
On November 20, 1972, George was united in marriage to Theresa Dorweiler in Linn. She survives of the home.
George worked as a laborer for K & J Construction in New Hampshire, Playmor Trailers in Westphalia before retiring from Elsevier in Linn where he had worked for 15 years.
George was a member of St. George Catholic Church and the American Rifleman's Association.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, masonry, woodworking, riding his Harley motorcycles and especially spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his wife of 41 years, George is survived by: one son, George B. Arlen of Linn: six daughters, Beverly Wilder and her husband Kenny of Linn, Michelle Carter and her husband Scott of Keene, N.H., Diana Kain and her husband Doug of O'Fallon, Mo, Melissa Guillow and her husband Bob of Linn, Linda Dudenhoeffer and her husband Vic of Linn, and Angie Arlen (Dominic McCalter) of Jefferson City; three brothers, Steven Arlen and his wife Crystal of Loose Creek, Barry Arlen and his wife Brenda of Sullivan N.H., and Darrell Arlen and his wife Cheryl of Sullivan, N.H.; two sisters, Lisa Beaulieu of Linn and Leanna Chambers of Linn; one brother-in-law, Ed Keller of Sullivan, NH; his mother-in-law, Clarabelle Dorweiler of Linn; 22 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by: one son, Greg Brown; one brother, David Arlen, Sr., one sister, Patricia Keller, one brother-in-law, Wayne Beaulieu, Sr. and his father-in-law, Cyrus Dorweiler.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Morton Chapel in Linn. Interment will follow in St. George Parish Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. George School.