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Mark D. Arthur Jr. 1940 - 2019
Ronald E. “Ron” Schepmann

RUSSELL — Mark D. Arthur Jr. died peacefully, May 2, 2019 ,at his home in Russell, Kan. 

He was born Feb. 7, 1940 in Odessa, Texas, to Mark D. and Ruby M.(Vanderlip) Arthur. 

He is survived by his children, Danica L. Hoffman (David) of Emporia and Mark David Arthur (Brenda) of Hays; grandchildren Aidan, David Christopher and Ethan Hoffman, Ashly Rollo (Jordan), Rachael, Elizabeth, Joshua and Gabriela Arthur; and his dear friend, Dolores Wren.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 10, 2019, at the Trinity United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. A private burial will take place Friday morning. A Memorial has been established with the Russell Community Theater. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.

Funeral arrangements provided by

Phhlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary

610 N. Maple

Russell, KS  67665

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 8, 2019