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512 North Ridgeway Dr.
Cleburne, TX 76033
Phone: 817-648-0522
Fax: 817-556-0070

Arif "Poppy" Arslanovski

Sunday, November 17th, 1935 - Sunday, May 5th, 2019
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Arif Arslanovski, age 83, passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, May 4th 2019. Arif was born November 17, 1935 in Prespa, Yugoslavia to Istref and Salina Arslani. Arif married Carole Christine Sterns July 1967 in Chicago Illinois. Arif worked as a Chef in some of the finest restaurants and country clubs in the greater Chicago area until 1985. Arif and his wife Chris had always dreamed of owning their own restaurant. In 1986, Arif and family moved to Burleson, TX and opened the very first Our Place Restaurant. For many years He operated Our Place with his family until his wife fell ill with cancer. He eventually decided to close the family business so they could spend as much of her remaining time they had left together. After his retirement Arif spent his time traveling to Europe to visit his place of birth, he consulted for friends that were opening restaurants and he guided his sons in the re-opening of the Our Place Restaurants.

Arif is survived by his children; Otto Arslanovski, Salina Andersen, Richard Arslanovski and Benji Arslanovski. His Daughter in law Monica Arslanovski, Son in law Erik Andersen, Daughter in law Kristian Greenleaf, Daughter in law Samantha Arslanovski, Grand Son in law Derek Embry. His Grandchildren; Vanessa Embry, Ryan Arslanovski, Alek Andersen, Tyler Arslanovski, Carter Arslanovski, Conrad Arslanovski and great grandchild Franklin Embry.

Family, friends and others that have been touched by the life of Arif Arslanovski are welcomed to attend his celebration of life at Crosier-Pearson Funeral Home in Cleburne, Texas on 5/14/2019 at 11:00. The address is 512 N. Ridgeway Drive, Cleburne, TX 76033
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  • Service

    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 11:00am
    Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Chapel
    512 N. Ridgeway Dr.
    CLEBURNE, TX 76033
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  • Interment

    Rosehill Cemetery
    405 Waters St.
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Sally fletcher

Posted at 09:51am
I have been a neighbor of Arif(Otto) as he ask to be called!,since he moved into Brentwood apts! He was a sweet man! Friendly and funny! He will be missed so very much! He loved his family so much!

crystal, beth, jessica, kylie

Posted at 04:36pm
sorry for your loss, you're our favorite boss. with lots of love from your faves.
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Posted at 12:35pm
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Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Sincerely Steve & Jennifer Barnes and Turn Key Family
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Posted at 01:27am
My deepest condolences on the loss of your father. Love Mary Moore
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