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 Alfred James Arthur

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Alfred James Arthur

  • Birth 18 Jul 1913
  • Death 13 Feb 2004 Edgewood, Delaware County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Edgewood, Delaware County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 10926399

Son of Alfred John Arthur & Helen Vera "Nellie" White.
Husband of Helen Parker, married 1938.
Grocier.

Alfred J. Arthur
July 18, 1913 - February 13, 2004
Edgewood, Iowa

Alfred J. Arthur, 90, died Friday, February 13, 2004 at the Edgewood Convalescent Home, Edgewood following a long illness. He was born July 18, 1913, in Edgewood, IA to A.J. and Nellie (White) Arthur. He graduated from Edgewood High School in 1931, where he was active in baseball and basketball. As a youngster, he worked at Noble-Rulon Grocery Store in Edgewood. He was united in marriage to Helen A. Parker on June 11, 1938 in Manchester. Two sons were born to this union. While making their home in Manchester, Alfred worked for Kleen-Maid Baking Company, Curtis Candy Company and Borden Ice Cream Company. They moved to Edgewood in 1962, and purchased the grocery store that Alfred had worked at while a teenager. Alfred and Helen operated the store known as A&H Grocery until their retirement. Alfred was a life long member of Trinity United Methodist Church, was more than a fifty year member of Avalon Lodge No. 606 A.F. & A.M., now Constellation Lodge No. 67 A.F. & A.M. of Colesburg. He also has been a member for more than fifty years with the Edgewood Lodge No. 358, Knights of Pythias. Survivors include his wife Helen, Edgewood; two sons, James B. Arthur and his wife Beverly, Des Moines and Al (A.J.) Arthur and his wife Linda of Des Moines; three grandchildren, Craig, Michael and Andrea; a great-grandson, Kyle and a brother, Francis Arthur and his wife Lorna, Edgewood. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Lillian Peters, Bess Lichter and Edna Hansel and four brothers, Lou, Howard, Robert and Kenneth.


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  • Created by: P2-ABQ
  • Added: 7 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10926399
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred James Arthur (18 Jul 1913–13 Feb 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10926399, citing Edgewood Cemetery, Edgewood, Delaware County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by P2-ABQ (contributor 46493302) .