Arlene B. Gleason (Erickson) age 91, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2014.
Arlene was born and raised in Isanti and later moved to Northeast Minneapolis, where she attended Edison High School. She worked for many years and retired from United Hardware.
Arlene was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Minnie (Sophie) Erickson, her 8 siblings and her husband of 66 years, Jack.
She and Jack enjoyed attending Roller Derby Reunions, Dog Trials and their children's swim meets.
She was the loving mother of John T. (Sue) Gleason and Pam (Dave) Murphy and grandmother of Ryan and Christie Murphy and T.J. Gleason.
Service to be held 2 PM Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Gustavus Adolphus Church, 1509 27th Avenue Northeast, Minneapolis with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Special Olympics Area 11, Minnesota.
Arrangements with Sunset Funeral Home (612) 789-3596.