Arthurs, George W.
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George W. Arthurs, 92, of Oakfield, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at Hospice Home of Hope surrounded by family and his "honey bunch", Jean Frost. He was born December 11, 1919, in Glen Rock, Wisconsin, the son of Peter Silas and Maude Francis Newman Arthurs. George was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1940 - 1943 during WWII and was a member of Red Arrow 32nd Infantry Division. On February 22, 1947, he married Erna M. Stoy at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Fond du Lac and she preceded him in death on January 5, 1997. George worked for Mercury Marine for 34 years retiring in 1980. He was a member of St. Luke's Ev. Lutheran Church, Oakfield and Oakfield VFW Post 8092. George enjoyed trout fishing, hunting, camping and bowling.
SURVIVORS: his special friend, Jean Frost, Lamartine; three daughters, Dianne Hupf, Beaver Dam; Judy (Gary) Osgood, Oakfield; Carol Walk, St. Petersburg, FL; three sons, Ken Arthurs, Fond du Lac; Robert Arthurs, Columbus, GA; Dan (Kim) Arthurs, Fond du Lac; 11 grandchildren, Corey (Jenny) Arthurs, Brian (Stephanie) Arthurs, Carla (Dan) Roeder, Richard (Tammy) Shady, Lee Landaal, Chris Osgood, Stephanie (Dan) Bender, Kyle Arthurs, Joshua (Apryl) Arthurs, Megan (Sasan) Mokhtari, Amanda Walk; 16 great- grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Jean Arthurs, Fond du Lac; one brother-in-law, Don (Barb) Stoy, Van Dyne. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one son-in-law, Dale Hupf; seven sisters; four brothers.
The visitation will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home. The memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home with Rev. Christopher Goelzer officiating. Inurnment will take place in Ledgeview Memorial Park Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by Oakfield VFW Post 8092.
Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found www.ueckerwitt.com.
Published in Oshkosh Northwestern on Dec. 6, 2012