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Arthur D. "Art" HartArthur D. “Art” Hart, 81, of St. Paul, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at the Greeley Care Home in Greeley. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in St. Paul. The Rev. Ray Kosmicki will officiate. Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery in Wolbach. Visitation will be Sunday at the church from 4 to 6 p.m., with a 5 p.m. vigil service. Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Hart was born on Aug. 15, 1929, on a farm south of Plainview, the son of George and Lenora (Henderson) Hart. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marlene J. Hart on Sept. 14, 2007 and a daughter, Charlene Rother. He is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Donna and Norman Bandt of Wolbach, Linda Kruse of Petersburg, and Dianne and Seraphine “Bear” Aguilar of Grand Island; and one brother and sister-in-law, Eldon and Carola Hart of Leigh. He also leaves to cherish his memory, six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. As a child Art lived with his family near Plainview until 1936, when they moved to the Tilden area and in 1947, they moved to a farm near Petersburg. He received his education in country schools. He was united in marriage to Marlene Jane Muehlmeier on Feb. 10, 1953, at Yankton, South Dakota. To this union four daughters were born: Donna, Linda, Dianne and Charlene. In Jan. 1955, the couple moved to a farm east of Wolbach, where they farmed and milked cows for many years. In Jan. 2001, they moved into St. Paul. Art was baptized in the Catholic faith. Art worked hard all of his life and was an excellent mechanic, always loving to tinker with motors. He had a great sense of humor and loved casino trips and driving his Model A car in local parades and fairs. In addition to his wife and daughter, Art was preceded in death by his parents; sons-in-law, Ron Kruse and John Rother; grandson, Dustin Rother; sister, Lois Rodgers; and four brothers, Orely, Donald, Billy and Raymond Hart. Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice.
Very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you all.
Tim & Kandi Hart Jan 29 2011 12:00 AM
Deepest sympathies. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Tom, Terryn, and Tripp Drieling
Terryn Hart Drieling Jan 29 2011 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Dave & TerrieThompson Jan 29 2011 12:00 AM
Gen,Donna and families, We are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you...Rick, Mel and Jordyn McDowell
Mel McDowell (McIntosh) Jan 29 2011 12:00 AM
To Gen and Family, My Sympathies.
Mark Eilers Jan 28 2011 12:00 AM
Dear Family, I wish to express my sympathy regarding your loss of Art. The Bible at 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 encourages us to comfort one another. Jesus Christ brought comfort to many who were previously unknown to him. He also brought great joy to many grieving families by bringing thier dead loved ones back to life again.(John 11:25) Jesus states at John 5:28,29 that there will be a future resurrection. His heavenly father, Jehovah promises that He will end death, pain, tears and mourning. (Revelation 21:3,4) I hope that my sincere condolence will help comfort you during this sad time. God cares for you. (1 Peter 5:7)
Jimmie Ferguson Jan 28 2011 12:00 AM
Genevieve, Donna, and Families, I'm so sorry for your loss. I know how special Art was to you all. Although I never had the chance to meet him in person, he lives in all the stories and memories that you've shared with me over the years! I know he was a great man! You and your familes will be in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Deb Marlin Your Friend and State Farm Agent
Deb Marlin Jan 27 2011 12:00 AM
Gen and family, So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Grandparents are so special and I'm sure you will always treasure the memories of your times together. Brenna Tourigny (Deb's sister)
Brenna Tourigny Jan 27 2011 12:00 AM