Inventor, innovator, father of four, Arthur Huonder died at his home at the age of 96 on Nov. 8, 2008. Born in St. Paul, Minn., Art became a Kingman resident in the early '70s. He was successful in having lived a self-sufficient life residing in his own home for the past 10 years. Art was a member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic 4th Degree Knights of Columbus.
For more details about Arthur, read Inventor, innovator still going strong at age 96.
He leaves behind his sister, Marcella Muchow; son, Dennis; daughter, Jone Marie; grandchildren, Russell Huonder, Edward Huonder, Mary Huonder, Todd Pankratz, Shari Jenson, Chris Donahoe, Debbie Levesque, Andrew Paquette, Mary Jensen; 13 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wives, Helen Louis Huonder (1945) and Rita Rose Huonder (1999); his daughters, Judi Gail Pankratz (2008) and Phyllis Ann Huonder (1944); his best friends and brothers, Bernard Huonder, Donald Huonder, Frank Huonder, Joseph Huonder and Leonard Huonder; and his parents, Frank and Bertha Huonder.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 302 East Spring Street in Kingman.