Arville Svenning, age 90, of Marysville, WA died on Friday, February 8, 2013. He was born to the late Carl and Gena Svenning on April 22, 1922. He married Myrtle Bystrom and they were together for 47 years until she passed in 1995. Arv served with the Army
. He retired from the phone company after 44 years of service as a chief engineer. In June 1996, he married Ardis Johnson. They lived in Des Moines, WA, and Mesa, AZ. They enjoyed traveling, golfing, and dancing. Arv is survived by his wife, Ardis of Kent, WA, his daughter Pam of Stanwood, WA, his son Paul, of Potomac MT, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Sat. March 2, at 1:00 pm at Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel in Kent,
WA. A military service will take place on Tues. March 5 at 11:00 am at Tahoma National Cemetery.