Mr. Arthur “Merle” Elbrader, age 91 of Mountain Home passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was born September 25, 1921 in Redfield, Kansas to Harry J. Elbrader and Euna Hulsey Elbrader.
He married Juanita Shoemaker on June 12, 1943 in Ft. Scott, Kansas. Mr. Elbrader was a Navy Veteran of WWII. A carpenter by trade, he also enjoyed wood working and loved working in his garden.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Elbrader of Mountain Home; 3 sons: Warren Elbrader of Mountain Home, Myron (Rae) Elbrader of Waterboro, Maine and Terry (Pam) Elbrader of Winchendon, Massachusetts; 3 grandson: Brad (Linda) Elbrader of Norfork, Christopher Elbrader of Waterboro, Maine and Brian Elbrader of Grand Isle, Vermont; a sister, Pauline Hughes of El Paso, Texas.
Services will be private. Interment will be held at a later date at Evergreen Cemetery in Ft. Scott, Kansas.