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Arthur W. "Art" Kottwitz

May 20, 1927 — July 2, 2017

Arthur W. "Art" Kottwitz

Arthur “Art” Kottwitz, age 90, of Bland passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017 at his residence.

Arthur was born May 20, 1927, in Bland, a son to the late Paul and Edna (Koeppelman) Kottwitz.

He was a lifelong member of the area and was a member of the Zion Evangelical Church in Bland. Art attended the Bland school system and proudly served his country as a member of the Army Air Corp during WWII.

On March 8, 1952, Art was united in marriage to Fern Clara Schneider in Bland. She preceded him in death on July 3, 1979.

Arthur had been employed as a Sewing Machine Technician at International Shoe in Bland for a time and retired from A.B. Chance Transformer after many years of service.

Art enjoyed hunting deer and turkey, fishing and gigging, and working on his farm. He had a one acre garden that he liked to work in and loved to share his harvest with friends and relatives. He liked to go dancing when he was younger. In later years he could be found at the local café’s, visiting with people and discussing the topics of the day. Art loved to spend time with his family and especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Arthur is survived by: four children, Gene Kottwitz and his wife Jan of Belle, Sandy Sarchette of Bland, Roger Kottwitz and his wife Mary of Bland, and Melvin Kottwitz and his wife Renee of Bland; five grandchildren, Jennifer Woemmel, Celena Barton, Jason Kottwitz, Jesse Kottwitz, and Jacob Kottwitz; several great-grandchildren and one sister, Esther Wandersee of Eureka as well as many extended family members and friends.

In addition to his parents and wife, Arthur was preceded in death by: three sisters, Erlene Pope, Dorothy Crider, and Ruth Stegman; three brothers, Edward Kottwitz, Chester Schlottog, and Bob Schlottog; and one grandson, Nicholas Sarchette.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Sassmann’s Chapel in Bland. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be Countryside Memorial Gardens near Bland with full Military Honors.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice Compassus.


SERVICES
Graveside Service

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Countryside Memorial Gardens
Highway 28
Bland, Missouri 65013

Visitation

Thursday, July 06, 2017
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sassmann's Chapel
107 Ray St.
Bland, Missouri 65014

Funeral Service

Thursday, July 06, 2017
11:00 AM

Sassmann's Chapel
107 Ray St.
Bland, Missouri 65014

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