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Arthur William Draut
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Birth: May 20, 1913
Middletown
Butler County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1987
Middletown
Butler County
Ohio, USA

Arthur William Draut, son of William B. Draut and Nellie Barnes Draut was born May 21, 1913. His siblings were Robert Edward Draut and Florence Inez Draut. All lived and died in Middletown, Ohio. Arthur grew up on 14th Street and learned to ice skate on the nearby Woodside Cemetery pond. He is buried where he played with his siblings and friends. After marriage to Estelle Lowe (Feb, 1934) he designed and helped to build the steel house at 900 Stanley St. He and his brother Bob shot rabbits in the woods to feed their families during the Great Depression. Arthur's native intelligence, inquisitiveness, and natural ability as a mechanic helped him to create a thriving radio and TV repair business while working full time as an electrician at Armco Steel. He had exceptional integrity. He always saw to it that his work was done correctly.
Working two jobs, he paid college tuition for his four children, three of whom earned graduate degrees as well. Arthur was a man of few words, seldom smiled, but really laughed at a good joke. Losing his 21 year old son Tim was a great blow to him. Art was known as "Zeke" to his immediate family. He owned a series of small airplanes and taught his son Arthur Jr. to fly. 
 
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 Parents:
  William John Draut (1891 - 1978)
  Nellie Frances Barnes Draut (1891 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  Estelle L. Lowe Draut (1913 - 2008)*
 
 Children:
  Tim Errol Draut (1938 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Florence Inez Draut (1912 - 1997)*
  Arthur William Draut (1913 - 1987)
  Robert Edward Draut (1915 - 1982)*
  Infant William Draut (1920 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodside Cemetery
Middletown
Butler County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 10, Lot 238, space 3
 
Maintained by: Dutch
Originally Created by: Lisa Frisby
Record added: Aug 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75666754
Arthur William Draut
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Arthur William Draut
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Arthur William Draut
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- Pat Iverson
 Added: Oct. 26, 2011
 
 
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