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Arthur Melius

Arthur John Melius

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Obituary

Arthur John Melius, age 95, of the Town of Polk, died peacefully at his home with his family by his side on November 6, 2020. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Betsy (nee Wadewitz).

Arthur is survived by his four daughters: Susan, Jane, Judith (Gary) Kurer and Nancy (Philip) Sutter.

He is also survived by five grandchildren: Andrew (Dixie) Kurer, Andrea (Dan) Backus, Kevin (Nicole) Sutter, Kristin (Fiancé Lucas Neme) Kurer and Alex Sutter. In addition, he is survived by five great-grandchildren: Brianna Backus, Marshall Sutter, Aaron Backus, Jack Kurer and Fischer Kurer.

Arthur is best known as “Artie” to many. He graduated from West Bend High School Class of 1942. After graduation, he began a dairy farm business with his three brothers under Melius Brothers partnership. When he retired from farming, he worked at Kindt Building Supply and later with Wicke’s Lumber Company.

Artie demonstrated his love of God to his daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services for Arthur will be held at 11:30am on Saturday November 14th at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W Paradise Dr. West Bend) with Pastor Ingrid Goranson presiding. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:30am until 11:15am. Final place of rest will be at Washington County Memorial Park.

Live streaming of the Funeral Service will be at 11:30am on the Phillip Funeral Homes Facebook page

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be given to the American Cancer Society or to the Milwaukee Rescue Mission.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 14th, 2020 | 9:30am - 11:15am
    When
    Saturday, November 14th, 2020 9:30am - 11:15am
    Location
    Phillip Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1420 W Paradise Drive
    West Bend, WI 53095
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  • Service

    Saturday, November 14th, 2020 | 11:30am
    When
    Saturday, November 14th, 2020 11:30am
    Location
    Phillip Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1420 W Paradise Drive
    West Bend, WI 53095
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Saturday, November 7th, 2020 | 12:30pm
    When
    Saturday, November 7th, 2020 12:30pm
    Location
    Washington County Memorial Park
    Address
    Address Not Available
    West Bend, Wisconsin 53095
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