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Paul Leo 'Pete' Arthaud

Friday, September 8, 2006

March 14, 1916-Sept. 7, 2006

CAMBRIDGE -- Paul Leo "Pete" Arthaud, 90, died Thursday (Sept. 7, 2006), at McCook Community Hospital. 

He was born On March 14, 1916, in Cambridge, to Henry and Mary (Hougnon) Arthaud.  He attended school in Cambridge, graduating from Cambridge High School in 1933.   He then attended the University of Nebraska where he completed a farm operations course.

 He served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945 and was a member of the 89th Calvary and later served as an MP in the 9th Armor Division. He was in the European Theater serving in the Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe.

 Upon returning home from the service, he went to work for the Mousel brothers Hereford Ranch.  He later worked for the City of Cambridge in the light plant.

 He was a member of the Cambridge American Legion Post, the Knights of Columbus, and St. John the Baptist Church.

 He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers: Joseph, Cyril, Vincent and Raymond; and four sisters: Jeannette, Sister M. Barbara, Agnes and Mary Eleanor

 Survivors include two sisters: Mary Arthoud Colling of McCook and Margaret Arthoud Graff and husband, Robert of Beatrice; and a sister-in-law, Joyce Arthaud of White Bear Lake, Minn.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with the Revs. Robert Barnhill and Paul Colling officiating.  Burial will be in the St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Cambridge. 

Rosary will be recited today, 7 p.m., at the Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge.

Memorials may be left in his name to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

Lockenour Jones Mortuary of Cambridge is in charge of arrangements.