THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Delia C. McArthur
Issue Date: June 6, 2014
Delia Dee C. McArthur, 77, of Green Bay, passed away Thursday morning, May 29.
Born May 1, 1937 in Green Bay, to Leslie and Nora Matthews, she was a graduate of Green Bay West High School and married Maxwell McArthur at St. Paul Methodist church in Green Bay on Jan. 28, 1958. She worked as a lawyers assistant and x-ray technician but for most of her life was a daycare provider.
She enjoyed reading, spending time with her grandchildren, watching the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers and was involved in showing horses with her daughters. She created the T.R.U.S.T. Program (Therapeutic Riding Under Supervised Training), allowing individuals with disabilities to horseback ride for therapeutic stimulation. She was awarded Green Bay Volunteer of the Year award for her efforts with this program.
She is survived by her children, Craig McArthur, St. Petersburg, Fla.; Lori (Karen Filppula) McArthur, Green Bay; Amy (Robert) Thompson, Pulaski; Maureen (Scott Hertwig) McArthur, Gillett; five grandchildren; her spouse, Maxwell McArthur, St. Petersburg, Fla.; a sister, Bonnie (Lee) Tesch, Green Bay; many other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Michael McArthur.
Friends called at Proko-Wall Funeral Home in Green Bay on Saturday, May 31 from 2 p.m. until time of a Memorial Service at 4 p.m. A memorial fund has been established.