Arthur C. Hombsch
Wauwatosa - On January 4, 2021 passed at the age of 81 from complications of COVID-19.Born December 16, 1939 to Clarence E. and Hildegard H. (Falk) Hombsch in Milwaukee, WI. Graduating from Wauwatosa High he entered the Trades. Completing his apprenticeship and becoming a member of Wis. Pipe Traders Steamfitters Local 601. Marrying his bride Sally A. (Falk ) January 6, 1958; remaining in the Milwaukee area were blessed with three children.
After years of dedication to his craft with the trades, he was called to serve Wisconsin Lutheran College where he dedicated himself to the care and building of this prodigious institute.
Upon his retirement, he was free to pursue his passion for the outdoors at his beloved vacation home in Florence. With his wife, children and granddaughter, there were many hours of fishing, his love of photography, good campfires, and of course fish fries shared.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his son Steven, and his brother Ralph.
Surviving in addition to his wife, is son John C. his wife Jeanne (Klein) Hombsch; daughter Arlene C. (Hombsch); her husband Brian Fehrmann; grand-daughter Jennifer Fehrmann and her fiancé Kyle Klosiewski.
For his pursuit of perfection, he found at last peace.
A private family gathering was held at Wisconsin Memorial Park.
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Published by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Jan. 5 to Jan. 10, 2021.