Arthur Larson, 87, formerly of Mattoon, died on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Eastview Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Antigo.
He was born on October 6, 1924, the son of the late Hans and Margaret (Zilch) Larson Sr. On September 21, 1952, Arthur was united in marriage to Theodosia "Dosia" Weyenberg in Appleton. She preceded him in death on September 30, 1999.
Arthur was a welder for Badger Northland in Kaukauna and retired from Wisconsin Timber and Land, Mattoon where he was a logger and drove truck. He also operated his own sawmill for several years. Art enjoyed fishing and hunting, but especially enjoyed visiting with his family and friends.
Survivors include his siblings, Lillian Brown, Grand Junction, CO, Hannah Malliett and Marie Malliett, both of Combined Locks, WI, Bertha (Leon) Leeds, Waupaca, and Hans (Ruth) Larson Jr., Mattoon and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents, Art was preceded in death by a sister, Emogene Matzke.
A Graveside service will be held at 3PM on Friday, March 30, 2012 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Township of Hutchins, Shawano County. The Rev. Marvin Kindle, Pastor of Four Corners Assembly of God, White Lake will officiate.
Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home Birnamwood is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family guestbook and condolences are available at schmidtschulta.com