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Arthur B. Schlenkert

Arthur B. Schlenkert, 93, Woodstock, formerly of Crystal Lake and Harvard, died Thursday, June 13, 2013.

He was born Jan. 18, 1920, in New York to Anthony and Alice Schlenkert.

He was raised in Chicago and served a few years in the Navy during World War II, stationed in Hawaii. Following his service in the Navy, he worked for Sargent & Lundy Engineers for 33 years. After his retirement, he was the park manager of Oak Brook Estates for 14 years.

Survivors include his loving wife of 72 years, Harriett (Deehring) Schlenkert; two children, Linda (Rocco) Rubolino and William (Mary) Schlenkert; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation was June 17 and 18 at Davenport Family Funeral Home, Crystal Lake. The funeral was June 18. Burial was at Windridge Memorial Park, Cary.

Memorials can be sent to the Assisi Animal Foundation, P.O. Box 143, Crystal Lake, IL 60039.

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