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Arthur Yauch


October 8, 1921
September 5, 2017

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 8, 2017 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Centralia
Funeral 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 8, 2017 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Centralia

Arthur C. Yauch, 95, formerly of Centralia, passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Aperion Care in Florissant, MO. Arthur was born October 8, 1921, the son of Aaron Erhardt and Bertha Belle (Noller) Yauch in Centralia, IL. He married Betty Ilene (Sinclair) on April 4, 1947, in Centralia, IL.

Arthur is survived by his devoted children, Kathy (Yauch) Gibbs and husband Herbert of St. Charles, MO, John William Yauch and wife Carol of Swansea, IL; cherished grandchildren, Zachary Yauch and wife Erin, Samuel Yauch, Eric Gibbs.

Arthur is preceded in death by both his parents; sisters, Louise Schlageter, Amelia Altenbaumer; brothers, Erhardt Eugene Yauch, George Yauch, Richard Yauch, Charles Yauch, Carl Yauch; son, Arthur Calvin Yauch, Jr.

Mr. Yauch bravely served our country in the United States Army during World War II. Arthur was a foreman at Klein’s Armature Works in Centralia for over 50 years. Mr. Yauch was a faithful member of Zion United Church of Christ. He also held membership at the Centralia VFW. Arthur thoroughly loved spending time with his grandchildren and grand dogs.

Celebration of life services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 8, 2017 at Irvin Macz funeral home in Centralia with Reverend Dr. Christopher Q. James officiating. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery with military rites being accorded by the Centralia American Legion Post #446 and the V.F.W. Post #2055. Friends and family are respectfully invited to visiting hours at the funeral home on Friday September 8, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. The family asks that you consider in Arthur’s memory memorial contributions to Dirks Fund - Golden Retriever Rescue at 526 Indian Warpath Drive Pacific, MO 63069 or their online website in lieu of flowers. Arrangements are under the care of Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia. On-line condolences and memories of Arthur may be shared with the family at