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Arlene M. Sedlar, 79

Arlene M. Sedlar of Hastings, Minn., went to be with the Lord, on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Regina Medical Center, Hastings.

Arlene was born on Oct. 20, 1934, in Gary, Ind.

She met and married Ted (lover boy), on Aug. 21, 1954. They made their home and raised their family for most of their life in Dowagiac, Mich. Upon retirement they moved to Hastings, Minn., to live with their daughter Denise and her family. They spent their winters in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

She was a member of Beta-Sigma Phi Sorority - Theta Mu Chapter. She enjoyed gardening and loved her flowers. Her life-long love of cooking and baking was shared over the years with family and friends. Her door was always open and the coffee pot was always on.

She was preceded in death by her husband Theodore; parents John and Lucretia Radoe; one brother, J.R.; and a step sister, Mary.

Arlene is survived by her children, Art (Chris) Sedlar of Tulsa, Okla., Denise (Larry) Monhaut of Hastings, Greg (Carolin) Sedlar, Mark Sedlar, and Jim Sedlar all of Dowagiac; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and baby Henry on his way.

Her family will have a gathering for friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Clark Chapel, 405 Center St., Dowagiac, MI. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Holy Maternity of Mary Catholic Church, 210 N. Front, Dowagiac, MI. Following the Mass she will be entrusted to the Cremation Services of Southwest Michigan.

In Arlene's name, memorials may be made to donor's choice or to the family.

The Wise Family Funeral Home handled the local arrangements.

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