Arthur William Barber, age 95, of Iola, formerly of Scandinavia, passed away Monday, February 20, 2017 at St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point.
Arthur was born in Cook County, Illinois on September 7, 1921, a son of the late Alice (Peterson) and William A Barber. Arthur married Rose Marie Favretto on March 9, 1946 in Illinois. Art worked as the payroll manager at the Waupaca Foundry for over 30 years. He was a member of the Iola Lions Club. He enjoyed golfing, watching the Packers and looked forward to visiting with his friends over coffee every Thursday morning at the Scandinavia Village Library. Art also served in the United States Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Rose Marie Barber, of Iola; son, Art (Sharon) Barber, of Stevens Point; grandchildren, Dale Hicks of Iola, Jackie Ridge of Stevens Point and great-grandson, Christopher. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathleen Hicks.
Funeral Service will be held at Scandinavia Lutheran Church at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25th, with Reverend David Eisele officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday, 9:30 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
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