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 Arthur T “Pete” Hulsey

Arthur T “Pete” Hulsey

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Death 2007 (aged 82–83)
Burial Cypress, Orange County, California, USA
Plot Enduring Love, Map 3, Lot 3159, Space 1
Memorial ID 100004452 · View Source
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A. T. "Pete" Hulsey (82) passed away May 2, 2007 in the comforts of his home and with his wife, Ginie, in Los Alamitos, CA. Pete was born in Whitewater, Kansas on June 24, 1924. He was the youngest of seven children and was schooled through 12th grade in the small town of Potwin, Kansas. Pete graduated from high school in 1942. He joined the Marines and served in the South Pacific. His unit fought in the Mariana Islands campaigns (Saipan and Tinian) Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and was part of the occupation force in Nagasaki, Japan. After the war Pete returned home and earned a degree from El Dorado Junior College, Kansas. He then studied electrical engineering at Kansas University, Lawrence, Kansas. However this was not the field for him. Again he returned to Potwin and started a dealership for Kaiser-Frazier automobiles. When Kaiser-Frazier shut down, he went to work for a Chevrolet dealer and later for Great Lakes Pipeline Company. The Marines re-called Pete for the Korean conflict. He was stationed at El Toro Marine Air Base in California. After being discharged, he settled in Long Beach, California and entered the insurance business. This became a lifelong career. He met his first wife, Barbara, and his marriage produced three children before ending. In June of 1961, Pete returned to Kansas to attend his father's funeral. At this time he met his future wife, Ginie who was also in the insurance business and had one son that was later adopted by Pete. In August of that year Ginie came to California and married Pete. They ran a successful insurance business until 1992. Pete managed Little League in Long Beach for many years. Also, he was active in the Los Alamitos Community where he served as Chamber of Commerce President, President of the Seal Beach Rotary and was named Man of the year in 1985. While still living in Kansas, Pete joined the Elks and also became a Freemason in May of 1949. He remained active in both fraternities. He transferred his Masonic membership to California and was initiated into the Scottish Rite and Al Malaikah Shrine in Los Angeles. In 1970, he changed his membership to the El Bekal Shrine and was active in several clubs and units. In 1999, Pete served as Master of Pacific Rim Lodge # 567. During his year as Master of Pacific Rim Lodge, he received hi s 50-year Golden Veteran award. He was also given the Hiram award in 2002. He is survived by his loving wife, Ginie; children, Michael Hulsey and his wife, Kim, Jed Hulsey and wife, Kim, Jeff Hulsey, Jayne Hulsey and husband Jon McLeod. Pete is also survived by nine grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and by his brother, Dilbert Hulsey and family of Kooskie, Idaho. Services will be held at Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell Mortuary, 5161 Arbor Road, Long Beach. The viewing will be held Saturday, May 5, 2007 from 1pm to 3pm. Memorial service will be held on Monday at 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Pete Hulsey's name to the Shrine Crippled Children's Hospital in Los Angeles. Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell (562) 425-6401


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He Gave So Much Demanded So Little

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  • Created by: Frances Cope
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100004452
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur T “Pete” Hulsey (1924–2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100004452, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Cypress), Cypress, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by Frances Cope (contributor 46934860) .