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Arthur G. Pehrson

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Arthur G. Pehrson, 87, husband of Elizabeth (Betsy) Pehrson for 65 years, passed away on September 3, 2017 surrounded by family after battling Parkinson's. He graduated with honors from Stevens Institute of Technology, worked for Sandia Corporation in Albuquerque, NM and then GE in IN and Erie, PA where he was a key contributor to the development and service of the motorized wheel business. His work travels spanned 50+ countries. He was also active in the community, church and politics and was instrumental in the successful elections of PA Congressman James Weaver MD and PA Governor William Scranton. He was invited to join the PA Cabinet but graciously declined. In 1981 he moved to Cincinnati, OH where he was active on the Board of the Cincinnati Council of World Affairs, and worked for Xtec. Art retired to Hilton Head, SC and continued giving back through teaching opportunities. He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter Nancy Pehrson. He is survived by his wife and their children, Carolyn (Ed) Sutto, Leigh (Laurie) Pehrson, Laurie Rogman, 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held October 14, 2017. Details, full obit, and memorial donation suggestions are at:
Published in the Kentucky Enquirer on Oct. 8, 2017
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