Arvilla L. Dobrinska Graves, of Lily, died Monday, February 6, 2017 at Eastview Medical and Rehabilitation Center under the care of LeRoyer Hospice. She was 88 years old. She was born on July 17, 1928 in Hollister, a daughter of the late Forest and Rita (Tackett) Meeks. She married Harvey Dobrinska on April 16, 1947, he preceded her in death on May 11, 1981. She married Kenneth Graves on May 16, 1986, he preceded her in death on July 6, 2013.
Arvilla worked for Master Lock in Milwaukee for 23 years as a machine operator and in maintenance. Following her retirement in 1984 she moved to Lily.
She was a member of the Lily Sno-Birds Club and enjoyed camping, traveling and cooking.
Survivors include daughter, Rita (Gary) Raddatz of Milwaukee; son, Harold Dobrinska of Lily; daughter-in-law, Dauna Dobrinska of Milwaukee; step daughter, Dawn Ohlschmidt of Sheboygan; three step-sons, Daniel (Kathy) Graves of Sheboygan, David (Julie) Graves of Leopolis and Douglas (special friend Gaiden Schultz) Graves of Lily; 16 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
In addition to her husbands she was preceded in death by a son, Russell Dobrinska; a brother, Marvin Meeks; a sister and brother-in-law, Karen and Tom Moss; twin granddaughters, Amber and Jessica Graves.
A graveside service will take place in the Lily Cemetery on Saturday, May 20 at 11 a.m. with Reverend Marvin Kindle officiating.