He was born Nov. 23, 1936, in New York City, N.Y., the son of the late Hans and Ella (Jordan) Stockhausen. He was educated in the NYC School System and was a longtime resident of New York City until moving to
Laconia in 1984, settling in
Gilford in 2008.
Arthur was a Korean Conflict veteran, serving as a
Laboratory Assistant with the 3610th USAF Hospital at Harlingen AFB, Texas.
Prior to his retirement, he was self-employed as a superintendent of several apartment buildings in New York City. After moving to Laconia, he was employed as the building supervisor of the Sunrise Towers for three years, then worked several years for Joyce Janitorial.
He loved everything that dealt with the space program and travel, and would watch anything on television related to the subject.
Arthur is survived by his wife of 49 years, Carol A. (Cusac) Stockhausen of Gilford; sons Arthur Stockhausen Jr. of Merrimack and Sgt. 1st Class Roy A. Stockhausen of Ft. Hood, Texas; grandsons Matthew R. Stockhausen and Andrew H. Stockhausen, both of Merrimack; a brother, Harry Stockhausen of Sandstone, Minn.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Ruth Myers of New York City, N.Y.
There are no calling hours. Friends and relatives are invited to attend graveside services, with military honors, on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at 10:30 a.m., in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central New Hampshire VNA and Hospice, 780 N. Main St., Laconia, NH 03246.
The Dewhirst Funeral Home, 1061 Union Ave., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. Please visit us at www.dewhirstfuneralhome.com to send on-line condolences or for more information.