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Arthur “Art” Wyckoff

Arthur “Art” Wyckoff, 91, of Kingsley, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017 at Kingsley Specialty Care in Kingsley.

A memorial service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa, with military honors provided by United States Army.  Burial of cremated ashes will be at a later date in Traverse City, Michigan.  Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arthur was born April 23, 1926, Kingsley, Michigan, the son of Norman O. & Violetta (Baldwin) Wyckoff.  He grew up in Traverse City, Michigan, graduating from high school in 1944.

Following graduation, he entered the Army Air Corps on July 7, 1944. He served in Europe during World War II until his honorable discharge June 24, 1946.  After that, he returned to Traverse City, Michigan, where he married Carol L. Coddington.

Following their marriage, Arthur and Carol bought an office supply store in Traverse City that they owned and operated until retirement.

Arthur was a Boy Scout leader for many years, and he belonged to the Elks Club.

Survivors include two daughters: Vicki (Marty) Lalumendre of Kingsley, Iowa and Wendy Wyckoff (special friend, Jimmy Sams) of Canton, Georgia; a son, Richard (Fannie) Wyckoff of Traverse City, Michigan; four grandchildren: Ryan Wyckoff, Jesse Lalumendre, Jade (Jake) Popken and T.J. Lalumendre.  Also one brother, Norm Wyckoff of Traverse City, Michigan, and one sister, Arlene Wyckoff of Traverse City, Michigan.

Arthur was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Carol; one sister and four brothers.

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