[MO Fire Funeral Announce] Arthur Thaller, Higginsville Fire

Missouri Fire Funeral Announcement List announce at mofirefuneral.org
Wed Mar 24 18:52:33 EDT 2021


Arthur B. Thaller, 76, of Higginsville, died March 1, 2021.  

 

He was born January 5, 1945 in Higginsville to Charles and Gertrude Anna
(Orldelhide) Thaller.

 

He married Marjorie Ann Wahlers in December 1979. She preceded him in death
in February of 1986. He married Connie Sue Kegley Kumm June 14, 1986. She
preceded him in death October 15, 2014.

 

 

 

Arthur graduated from Higginsville High School in 1963. He attended the
Ranken School of Mechanical Trades from September of 1963 to May of 1965,
earning a degree in refrigeration. Soon after graduation he entered the Air
Force, serving from September of 1965 to February of 1969. After his
honorable discharge he was employed at the family business, Thaller
Electric. After his father passed away, Arthur started Thaller Refrigeration
Service, operating it from February of 1999 to 2011. 

 

 

Arthur has always been an active member of the Salem United Church of
Christ. He was a member of the church choir since 1959, he served on the
church council, as superintendent of the Sunday school, and a member of the
board of Christian education.

 

 

 

Arthur is an Eagle Scout and Son of Copper Trails in the tribe of Mic-O-Say.
He served on the Higginsville Board of Aldermen, representing the second
ward. He was a former member of the Jaycees, the country fair board, and was
a volunteer fireman for 28 years, retiring in 2005. He was a former member
of the Husker band boosters, and was the equipment manager for four years. 

 

 

In addition to his two wives and his parents, he is preceded in death by
brother, David Thaller and ½ brother, Louis Thaller.

 

 

He is survived by his daughter June Howell, Sons Peter Thaller, Dennis Kumm,
Sr., and Ronald Kumm Jr. 

 

 

 

 

Visitation will be held Friday, March 26th from 6-8 pm at the Salem United
Church of Christ

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, March 27th at 10:00 am at the
church

His ashes will be buried at the Salem UCC Cemetery

 

Memorials are suggested to the Higginsville Senior Center or the
Higginsville Women's Fire Auxiliary

 

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