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ARTHUR, Harry Eugene "Gene" 1925-2017

ARTHUR, DARIAN, CONNERS, JESSEN

Posted By: K. L. Kittleson
Date: 11/7/2017 at 21:00:59

U.S. VETERAN

Services:
There will be no services.

Cemetery: [none given]

Memorials:
May be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice

Biography--

Harry Eugene "Gene" Arthur, 91, of Waterloo, Iowa, died at Cedar Valley Hospice Home on Monday, November 6, 2017, due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease.

He was born on November 12, 1925 in Waterloo; the son of Raymond and Wilhelmina Darian Arthur. Gene graduated from Waterloo East High School in 1943.

He served in the United States Navy as a medical corpsman with the United States Marines Corp during World War II, and was in the Pacific Theatre until his honorable discharge in 1946.

Gene married Patricia Conners on July 28, 1952 in Waterloo. He was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service for 35 years; he retired in 1984.

Survivors include his wife; son, Joseph Arthur, of Waterloo; daughter, Elizabeth "Liz" (Ken) Webbeking, of Waterloo; two brothers, Dr. James (Shirley) Arthur and Richard Arthur; four grandchildren: Anne (Matt Northrop) Webbeking, Max (Andrea) Webbeking, Allison Arthur, and Andrew Arthur; and a great-granddaughter, Madeline Webbeking.

Gene is preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Marion Jessen; and a brother, Ralph Arthur.

SOURCE: Locke Funeral Home website


 

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