Arthur Andrew


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Arthur Andrew Bengtson

Feb 07 1915 - Dec 15 2009

Arthur Andrew Bengtson, age 94, of McKinney, Texas, passed away December 15, 2009. He was born on February 7, 1915 in McPherson, Kansas, to David Andrew and Edith (Burk) Bengtson. He married Claire Johnson on June 14, 1936 at the New Gottland Lutheran Church, in New Gottland, Kansas. On November 28, 1982 Arthur married Louise Rosinbaum in McKinney, Texas. He was a member of Community North Baptist Church, in McKinney, Texas. He was very involved with North Baptist Church toy makers who made toys for Scottish Rite Hospital and underprivileged children in the community. Arthur is survived by wife Louise; sons, David Bengtson and wife Ruth of Van Alstyne, Texas, Richard Bengtson and wife, Pam of Irving, Texas; daughters, Mary Jo Pease of McKinney, Texas, Katharine Malinowski of McKinney, Texas; stepson, Gene Rosinbaum and wife Kathy, of Mauk, Georgia; eleven grandchildren; twenty five great grandchildren; brother Paul Bengtson and wife Joyce, of Phoenix, Arizona; sisters, Margaret Simmons and husband Vin, of Wichita, Kansas, and Joan Nutter and husband Ed, of Wichita, Kansas; sister-in-laws, Sonja Willey of Salina, Kansas, Grace and husband J.A. Summers, of Cedar Hill, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, David Andrew and Edith Burk Bengtson; first wife, Claire Johnson Bengtson; grandson, Greg Pease; son-in-law, Leo Malinowski; brother, Ralph Bengtson; sisters, Edna Stevens and husband Rex, and Ann Carr and husband Dick. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Memorials may be made to the Community North Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, on Saturday, December 19, 2009, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas with Dr. Bruce Austin officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visitation held one hour prior to the funeral service. Arthur will lie in state all day on Friday at the funeral home for friends to pay their respects and sign the register. To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit
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