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Arthur R. (Art)


West Des Moines

Arthur Russell "Art" McGlothlen II, 94, passed away on April 30, 2013 at Fountain West Care Center in West Des Moines. A graveside service with military honors will be held 10 a.m., Friday, May 10, at Masonic Cemetery in Des Moines. Art was born March 30, 1919 in Des Moines, the son of Arthur and Ethel McGlothlen.

He lived most of his life in Des Moines and served in the Army during WWII where he attained the rank of SGT. Art worked for the Langan Paper Company for 30 years earning the title of Vice President. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder for a number of years, Za-Ga-Zig Shrine and the Master Garden Club. Art is survived by his loving wife, Betty McGlothlen of West Des Moines, children, Susan (Donald) Moses of Oakland, TN and Arthur Russell McGlothlen III of Des Moines; grandchildren, Brandy (Danny) Bernard of Memphis, TN and Kimberly (Chad) Baker of Oakland, TN; and great-grandchildren, Bailey and Brooke Bernard, and Olivia and Keriann Baker. He is preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Dorothy Cobb and Georgia Reynolds. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church.


Published in Des Moines Register on May 8, 2013
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