Arthur M. Rademacher, 84, Berthold, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in a Minot hospital.
Arthur was born June 2, 1928, a son of Frank and Elizabeth (Schmitz) Rademacher, in Minot. He was raised and educated in Foxholm.
Arthur was drafted into the Army on Dec. 10, 1950. He proudly served his country until his honorable discharge on Sept. 9, 1952.
Arthur was united in marriage to Lois Burner on Nov. 17, 1953. They made their home on the farm near Foxholm where they raised their family and farmed.
Arthur was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Foxholm where he served as a council member, Eucharistic minister and was active with the Holy Name Society.
Arthur is survived by: wife of 58 years, Lois, Foxholm; children, Susan Rheinschmidt, Minot, Gary (Michelle) Rademacher, Berthold, Janet (Guy Storud) Rademacher, Palmer, Alaska, Kathy (Wayne) Price, Hiawatha, Iowa, Lisa (Rodney) Eszlinger, of Ashley, Todd Rademacher, Foxholm, Jim (Karla) Rademacher, Langdon, and Joel (Karen Holmen) Rademacher, Berthold; 21 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Walter Rademacher, Berthold; and sister, Darlene (Robert) Berry, Sebeka, Minn. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Arthur was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald, and his wife Appie; and a sister-in-law, Anna Rademacher.
Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 10:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Minot.
Graveside service: Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 3:30 p.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Foxholm.
Visitation: Monday, Sept. 24, from noon to 5 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, and from 6 to 7 p.m., at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Minot.
Vigil Prayer Service: Monday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Minot.
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