Nov. 2, 1933 - March 24, 2013
MISHAWAKA - Arthur L. Guilmette, 79, of Mishawaka, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2013, in Rivercrest Specialty Hospital.
Arthur was born Nov. 2, 1933, in Fall River, Mass., the son of the late Leon and Amanda (Carrier) Guilmette.
On Feb. 11, 1956, he married Claudine L. Granning.
He is survived by four children, Perry (Patricia) Guilmette of Elkhart, Peter Guilmette of Mishawaka and twin daughters Jeanie Nunemaker of Elkhart and Janet Fiedler of Mishawaka; 12 grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Germaine.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and a son, Tom.
Arthur proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during Korea. He was honorably discharged in 1954. He will be remembered for his love of fishing and playing cards. He was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church, Granger.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley Highway, Osceola. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the funeral home with the Rev. Bill Schooler officiating. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, with full military honors.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.chapelhillmemorial.com.