Arthur R. Toshner

Arthur R.
Toshner, 93, of Fond du Lac, passed away at Grancare Nursing Home on Friday,
December 27, 2013.  Arthur was born in
Fond du Lac on January 15, 1920, a son of Martin and Elsie (Weigert) Toshner.

On July 14,
1945 Arthur married Mildred Haag in Salt Lake City Utah.

During World
War II Arthur served in the United States Army in the 903 Signal Corps attached
to the 9th Air Borne Command. 
He was overseas for 28 months in Egypt and India.  He was honorably discharged from service in
October, 1945. 

Upon his
return from the service he went back to Giddings and Lewis Manufacturing where
he was employed for 45 years.  Upon his
retirement he earned his Real Estate License and went into sales for a few
years selling manufactured homes. 

Arthur very
much enjoyed sports especially any sport that his family participated in.  His favorite reading material were sport
books.  For a while he coached the G
& L sponsored basketball team.

He was a
member of the Church of Our Saviours Lutheran Church.  He was very proud to be a member of the
Republican Party.  He was also a member
of the “Oldsters” at G & L. 

Arthur is
survived by Mildred, his wife of 68 years; three children, Diane (Kenneth)
Guild of Germantown, David (Patricia) Toshner of Fond du Lac and Donald (Kay)
Toshner of Fond du Lac; four grandchildren, Michael, Katie, Timothy and Jason
Toshner; one sister, Beverly Meinke; two brothers-in-law, Ken Chapin and Joseph
Novak; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Arthur in Death are siblings Gladys Schneider, Betty Chapin, Bobbie Toshner and
Darrell Toshner.

Visitation: The family will welcome family and
friends at the Church of Our Saviour, 363 S. Main St., Fond du Lac, on Friday,
January 3, 2014 from 11:00 AM until 12:45 PM. 

At 1:00 PM a Funeral Service will be celebrated in the Church of Our
Saviour. Entombment will be in the Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial

Memorials in
his name may be directed to Our Saviours Evangelical Lutheran Church.

family is grateful to the staff at Grancare Nursing Home for the loving care
given to Arthur and his family. They are also grateful to Our Saviours Church
for bringing the Word of God to him at the nursing home. 

Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.