Arthur Paul Culbertson, retired GYSGT, 74, of Indio, Calif., passed away on February 15, 2013. He was born in Centralia, Wash., on January 5, 1939. He was raised in Helena, Mont., and graduated in 1957. He was a proud U.S. Marine for 25 years, and served his country in the Vietnam War
from 1966-1970. He was well respected by those who really knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Margarita Ramirez Culbertson, children Kim Thamert of Washington, Robin Culbertson of Oregon, Tanya Torbett of Indio, Mike Torbett of Indio, six grandchildren, sisters Linda Dallas and Cathy Evans, brothers Harry Culbertson and Barney Casey all of Montana. Arthur was preceded in death by his Mother Sybil Casey and youngest sister Rose Siewert. He will be dearly missed by his friends and family. Services will be held on Thursday February 28, 2013 at 1:30 pm at Coachella Valley Cemetery.