Arne Duane Hoven was born on July 25, 1952, in Rochester to Sarah and Daniel Hoven. Arne passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, surrounded by his family at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus in Rochester.
Arne attended Mayo High School and graduated in 1971. Arne married Karen Schroeder in 1983 and had two children, Holly and Daniel. Arne had many professions over the years, with his most recent being an employee for Ability Building Center (ABC) in Rochester. Arne was heavily involved with community events and enjoyed fishing, driving to Wabasha with his brother, Calvin, going to Twins games, touring local breweries, and spending time with his grandsons, Logan, Caden and Isaac, and visiting his sister, Carol, in Denver.
Arne is preceded in death by his wife, Karen, and his parents, Daniel and Sarah Hoven. He is survived by his daughter, Holly Brakke (Matt); son, Dan Hoven; sister, Carol (Hoven) Rushton; and brother, Calvin Hoven.
The family wishes to express their gratitude for the wonderful care by the Mayo Clinic physicians, palliative care team, and nurses.
A memorial service for Arne will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at Bethel Lutheran Church, Rochester.