Obit: Drager, Arthur B. (1931 - 2019)
Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Drager, Foster, Kreiling, Messman
----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 2/22/2019
Drager, Arthur B. (4 FEB 1931 - 21 FEB 2019)
Arthur B. Drager, 88, of Fall Creek, formerly of Medford passed away Thursday February 21, 2019 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.
Arthur was born February 4, 1931 in the Town of Little Black to Herman and Lillian (Messman) Drager. He attended Stetsonville Elementary School. Arthur married Elsa E. Kreiling on December 28, 1954 in Germany, she preceded him in death December 3, 1989.
He is survived by his Fiancé of 30 years: Dorothea Foster of Fall Creek, 1 Son Ronald of Wausau, several Step Sons, Step Daughters, and Grandchildren.
Following Arthurs education, he worked in concrete construction. He then joined the US Army, and is a Korean War Veteran. After the military he worked at Damm Brothers Saw Mill in Stetsonville for 12 years. He then went on to work at Weather Shield Window Company until he retired at the age of 74. He enjoyed fishing and gardening.
Arthur was a member of the Medford VFW and Stetsonville American Legion.
Per Arthurs request, cremation rites have been accorded and no services will be held. Burial will take place at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II.
Cards of sympathy may be sent to his fiancé Dorothea Foster, 835 South Liberty St., Apartment 1, Fall Creek, WI 54742.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements.
Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com.
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