Mutual - The funeral for Norman Wayne Arthaud, 66, was conducted Monday at the First Christian Church in Mutual. The rRev. Clyde Irving officiated with the Rev. Carroll McCoy as assistant. Burial followed in the Dunlap Cemetery at Mutual under direction of Shaw Funeral Home, Vici.
He was born March 15, 1930 in Mutual to Millard and Velma Mauluby Arthaud and died Thrusday, Sep 5, 1995, at Southwest Medical Center, Oklahoma City. He spent his early life in Mutual helping in the family business, Arthaud's Garage and attended Mutual School System graduating in 1940. He continued his education at Oklahoma A&M, now Oklahoma State Univercity where he earned a technitian certificate in machine ship in 1962 from the School of Technical Training, Engineering Division. He returned to Mutual and worked in the family's machine shop. He later worked for Boeing Aircraft, Wichita, Kan., and for L&S Bearing Company, Oklahoma City. He eventually purchased the family business, Arthaud's garage and Machine Shop from which he retired.
In June of 1966 he entered the military and served until May of 1987. Most of his service time was spent in Korea and Camp Chaffee, Ark. He was a member of the Mutual ChriReba Basler at Woodward. They lived in Mutual. He served on the Mutual Town Board and on the Dunlap Cemetery Association.
Surviving are his wife, Reba; two sisters, Ina Carter of Littlton, Colo., and Carolyn Burgess of Clinton; and three brothers, Richard and Alan, both of Mutual and Leland of Keyes.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to charity of donor's choice.
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