April 3, 1952 – March 30, 2018


Arlen Loren Roos, age 65, of St. Cloud, MN died Friday, March 30, 2018 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, St. Cloud, MN.

Memorial services will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Benson Funeral Home Chapel, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be two hours prior to services at the Benson Funeral Home on Saturday. Burial will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls, MN.

Arlen was born on April 3, 1952 in LuVerne, MN to Bartel and Helen (Meints) Roos. He served in the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1976. Arlen was married to Joyce Kirchner on October 8, 1977 in St. Cloud. He owned the Skelly Gas Station on Division and then worked as a crane operator for Miller Construction before opening Roos Auto Care, which he owned and operated for over 20 years. Arlen was remarried on June 19, 2010 to Kim Millsop in St. Cloud, MN. He enjoyed Flying R.C. helicopters, riding his Goldwing, all things John Deere, ice cream, and spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. Arlen was a member of the American Association for Nudist Recreation.

Arlen is survived by his wife, Kim of St. Cloud; children, Sarah (Derek) Marxhausen of Milaca, MN and Justin Hill of Boulder, CO; mother, Helen Roos of Albany, MN; brother, Jerry (Sally) Roos of Alexandria; and 5 grandchildren, Landon, Lane, and Grace Marxhausen, Jaxon Hill and Garret Schultz.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bartel and daughter, Amanda Roos on December 2, 2012.

Memorials are preferred.