EVART — Arthur O. Marotz, 71, of Evart passed away Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, at his home. He was born July 3, 1940, in Pontiac to Clarence Edward Marotz Sr. and Lydia Margaret Hoffman.

He was an Evart area resident since 1994 where he was a member of the Evart Moose Lodge #2452. He loved fishing and hunting and enjoyed listening to Hank Williams Sr.

He leaves behind two daughters, Connie (Don) Allen and Michele (Charlie) Jones, both of Evart; two sons, Robert (Cindy) Marotz, of Louisiana and Doug Tasker, of Vestaburg; four sisters; two brothers; 23 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at the Evart Moose Lodge #2452.

Arrangements were handled by Corey Funeral Home, Inc., Evart.