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Richard "Dick" Arterberry

Wood River | Sunday, December 19 2010

Richard L. “Dick” Arterberry, 82, passed away at 1:05 p.m. Sunday, December 19, 2010 at Alton Memorial Hospital.

He was born April 20, 1928 in Peoria, Ill. to Leman and Mary Arterberry. A U.S. Army veteran, he was also a member of the Alton Eagles.  He married Maggie M. Blair Langwisch Feb. 3, 1962 in Wood River.  She survives. A die checker, we worked for Olin Corp. in East Alton for 10 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, a son, Rickey Arterberry of Ohio, a son and daughter-in-law, Frankie and Pat Langwisch of Plantersville, Tex., and a daughter and son-in-law, Sandra (Langwisch) Pickett and her husband Bart of Hartford; two grandchildren and their spouses, Kristie (Pickett) Luebbert and her husband Teddy of Hartford and Brad and Tara (Wallace Pickett of East Alton; and three great grandchildren, Taylor, Matthew, and Melina.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 22 at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights from 11 a.m. until services begin at 1 p.m.  Reverend Charles Schwab will officiate.

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.  Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.  Online condolences at www.payichfh.com


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