Arthur H. Kurth

Arthur H. Kurth, 88, of Waukesha, formerly of New Berlin, found peace Thursday, June 14, 2012.

He is survived by Eloise, his loving wife for 65 years. He was the beloved dad of Joanne (Robert) Bauch, Diane (Thomas) Richards, Glorianne Kurth, Bruce Kurth and his friend Linda Lueck; proud grandpa of Paula, Tracy, Andrew, Rebecca and David; and great-grandpa of Nikolaus, Jay-Noel, Tyler and Mikayla. He is also survived by his sister, Karen Halstengard, and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Art served with honors in the U.S. Navy during WWII. When residing in New Berlin, he was a volunteer fireman and a member of the VFW. He and Eloise were one of the founding families of Blessed Savior Lutheran Church.

“Mr.” Art retired from Elmbrook schools after 25 years as the building engineer at Pilgrim Park Jr. High School.

Private family services will be held.

Memorial contributions are appreciated to the Regional Cancer Center at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, 725 American Ave., Waukesha, WI.