Arthur ‘Art’ Elsberry, age 75 of Boone, Iowa, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at his home.
Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 10:00 A.M., at Open Bible Church with Pastor Phil Waldo officiating. Burial was held in the Linwood Park Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the Boone Veterans Council.
Visitation was held at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall, in Boone, on Monday from 6 until 8 p.m.
Arthur Marion Elsberry, was born in Boone, Iowa on March 8, 1943, the son of Arthur and Joyce (Lander) Elsberry. While in high school, Art signed to join the Marines following graduation. He graduated from Boone High School in Boone in 1961 and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in July of 1961. He was a Vietnam Era veteran and attained the rank of Corporal before being discharged in July of 1965. On November 24, 1962, Arthur was united in marriage to Carol Ann Koop at the Florence Avenue Foursquare Church in Santa Fe Springs, California. In earlier years, he worked for the George A. Rolfes Co. both Boone and in Falls City, Nebraska, and later as a storekeeper at Iowa State University, retiring in March of 2008.
Art spent fifteen years in Falls City, Nebraska but lived the majority of his life in Boone. He was an active member of Open Bible Church in Boone and served on the Falls City, Nebraska Utility Board. He enjoyed fishing, bike riding and reading. Art was a member of the October 2017 Boone County Freedom Flight. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Diana Lyn (Elsberry) Campbell. Art is survived by his wife Carol of Boone; daughter, Raylene O’Tool and husband, Shawn of Boone and their children, Jessica O’Tool, of Boone, Zane, Daniel O’Tool of Fort Collins, Colorado, Jacob O’Tool and wife, Sara of Mason City, and Morgan Hawk and husband, Brian of Boone and their daughter, Anna; his daughter’s, Diana Campbell’s children, Trevor Campbell and fiancé, Brittany Turner of Craig, Colorado, Erynn Campbell of Falls City, Nebraska, and Austin Campbell and girlfriend, Ashley Hinrichs of Ashland, Nebraska; son, Mark Elsberry and wife, Melissa of Boone and their children, Jorden Elsberry and wife, Mischa of Boone, Bryan Elsberry and wife Madison of Boone and their daughter, Charlotte, Shelbie Hanson and husband Dallis of Boone and their daughter, Evelyn, and Logan Elsberry of Cheyenne, Wyoming; a sister, Dixie Loomis and husband, Bill of Kalama, Washington; two brothers, Marlin Elsberry and wife, Jane and Dayle Elsberry and wife, Suellen all of Boone.
In memory of Art, memorials may be directed to the Open Bible Church building fund. Condolences may be left at www.schroedermemorialchapel. com Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall, in Boone, Iowa is in charge of arrangements.