Arthur Van Cleve

Born in Cedar Rapids, IA
Born on Jun 20, 1929
Departed on Oct 6, 2019

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Arthur M. Van Cleve, 90, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019.

A funeral mass celebrating Arthur’s life will be held at 10:30 AM Friday, October 11, 2019 at St. Ludmila Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kenneth Glaser officiating. Burial  will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 pm Thursday at the Cedar Memorial Stateroom where a rosary will be held at 4:00 pm.

Survivors include his wife Mary Lou; children, Kelly (Michael) Ramirez, Dr. Joseph (Amy) Van Cleve, James Van Cleve, Ret. Lt. Cmdr. Jay (Christine) Van Cleve, Kathleen (Daniel) Johnson; grandchildren, Jacob (Lisa) Ramirez, Nate (Brittany) Ramirez, Aundi Ramirez, Shale Van Cleve, Ellenor Van Cleve, Victoria Van Cleve, Katriel Van Cleve, Ariel Van Cleve, Kirsten (Luke) Wagner, Caleb Johnson, Cole Johnson; 8 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, John Van Cleve, and a brother, Earl H. Van Cleve Jr.

Arthur M. Van Cleve was born June 20, 1929 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Earl & Edna (Ford) Van Cleve. He attended and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1947. Art graduated from the University of Iowa with a General Science degree in 1951 and Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in Dentistry in 1955. He then practiced dentistry in the U.S. Army Dental Corps. at Fort Polk, Louisiana serving from 1955-1957. After being discharged, he practiced dentistry in Cedar Rapids for 46 years. On July 12, 1958, Art married Mary Lou Maloney at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. 

A memorial fund has been established in his name.