Arthur John Gottbehuet 12/1/1926 – 11/1/2010. Art was born to Claude and Ellen Gottbehuet on 12/1/1926 in Pueblo, CO. He joined the Navy and served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. After his return from active duty, Art was employed at the CF&I Steel Mill. He married Norma Jean Chappell and started a family. Art & Norma had three sons, Larry, Daniel and Mark. Art was in the Navy Reserves during that time and was called back to active duty for the Korean War. His rank in the Navy was Boatswains Mate, First Class. He completed 30 years of service in the Navy Reserves and was a member of the VFW. He was proud of his service in the Military and was very proud of his grandson, Travis, who is currently serving his second tour overseas. Upon his return from Korea, he began working with the Pueblo Fire Dept. where he worked for 23 years. He loved his cigars and polka and life. Art is survived by his sons, Larry, Daniel & Mark, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Kay and Mildred. There will not be a service. Online condolences,

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  1. I started working on the Pueblo Fire Dept in 1968. I worked with Art or as we called him “GOTBY”, on and off until he retired. I always considered Art a friend and he was a dear gentleman. Such a nice guy. My best wishes to his entire family as I am sure you have some wonderful memories of Art.

    Glenn Cameron

  2. My name is Cathy and I worked with Mark years ago at the telephone co, just want to say how sorry I am for your loss. Arthur sounds like a great man and I am sure you will all miss him. Hope you are well and still playing music. Take care. 719-821-1054

  3. Grandpa Art will be greatly missed by his son and family, Mark, April and Calley. He lived a full life and we are grateful for the time we had with him. We are not crying because he is gone, we are laughing about the great times we shared.

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