Funeral Service for Arthur Jorschumb, age 88, of Wheaton, Minnesota will be held Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at St. John Lutheran Church in Wheaton, Minnesota with Pastor Anthony Ahrendt officiating. Organist will be Sara Rinke with special music provided by Lynae Berger. Pallbearers will be Arts nephews: Douglos Jorschumb, Curtis Jorschumb, Keith Jorschumb, David Hilleren, Gene Hilleren and Thomas Littlefield. Honorary Pallbearers will be Arts grandchildren: Andrea Zinniel, Ronald Jorschumb, Darrin Jorschumb and Joshua Jorschumb and the coffee friends at Homers. Interment will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, rural Wheaton. Military Rites will be provided by the Merton Dale American Legion Post #80. Visitation will be held Friday evening from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. with a 7:00 P.M. prayer service at St. John Lutheran Church. Visitation will continue Saturday morning one hour prior to service time at the church. The Ranney-Bainbridge Funeral Home of Wheaton, Minnesota is in charge of arrangements. Arthur Emil Jorschumb was born on January 2, 1924 on a farm near Wheaton, Minnesota to Emil and Elsie (Hermann) Jorschumb. He was the fourth of eight children. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Wheaton. He attended country school at rural District 45 before graduating from Wheaton High School in 1941. He was united in marriage to Elaine Hilleren on November 27, 1944 at St. John Lutheran Church. He served in the US Army from 1944 until his honorable discharge in 1946. For his service he received the Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon, two Overseas Service Bars and the Army of Occupation Medal Germany. Following his time in the service he returned to Wheaton to farm. Arthur enjoyed square dancing, playing cards and watching the horse races. He took a trip around Wheaton almost everyday to check on how the crops were doing. His hobby in the later years was making harnesses for miniature horses. He was a member of the Wheaton American Legion and VFW. Arthur passed away on September 12, 2012 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota. Arthur is survived by his wife Elaine of Wheaton; children: Jane (Bill) Nicklay of Rochester, Minnesota; Allen Jorschumb and Sandy of Wheaton; Dean Jorschumb and Denna of Redwood Falls, Minnesota; and Danny Jorschumb of Wheaton; brothers: Leo Jorschumb of Fergus Falls, Minnesota; Harold Jorschumb of Bowersville, Georgia; and Robert Jorschumb of Ortonville, Minnesota; sisters: Hulda Ballhagen of Clinton, Minnesota and Carol (Cliff) Haugen of Vacaville, California; four grandchildren, nine great-grandsons and three great-great-grandsons. Arthur is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arthur was preceded in death by his parents Emil and Elsie Jorschumb, one brother Vernin Jorschumb, one sister Leila Bogenrief, and one great-grandchild.