Arthur L. Klouser Jr.

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Arthur L. Klouser, Jr., 81, of Elizabthville died Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Harrisburg Hospital.

Arthur was born on July 10, 1932 in Hegins, the son of the late Arthur H. and Agnes (Bixler) Klouser.

He attended Hegins Township Schools.

He was the husband of the late Shirley L. (Straw) Klouser.

Arthur retired from Ralston Purina Company, Mechanicsburg and worked at the former Johnson Bailey Shoe Company, Millersburg. He was a barber for 50 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served from 1954 to 1956, and was active during the Korean War. He was a life member of the Gratz VFW and a member of the Williamstown American Legion, and a member of the Gratz Historical Society.

He enjoyed barbering, talking with friends, short trips, playing steel guitar and attending auctions.

He is survived by his daughter, Beverly A. Schwalm and her husband Dean of Elizabethville; son, Clinton J. Klouser and his wife Kathy of Elizabethville; and son, Scott A. Klouser of Elizabethville with whom Arthur lived. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jaime Boyle of Gilbertsville, PA and Kayla Klouser of Oviedo, FL, and great-grandchildren Brynn and Aidan; sisters, Helen Kessler of Hegins, Jean Rhinda of Cumbola, Kay Harner of Valley View and a brother, Theodore Klouser of Hegins.

In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Victoria and infant son, Terry.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 1, at Hoover-Boyer Funeral Homes, Inc., Millersburg with a viewing from 10-11 a.m. Burial with military honors followed at David's Church Cemetery, Killinger.

Memorial donations may be made to the , 3001 Gettysburg Rd, Camp Hill, PA 17011, or the Humane Society of Harrisburg, 7790 Grayson Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111.

Hoover-Boyer Funeral Homes, Inc., Millersburg is handling the arrangements. To sign the guestbook go to
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