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Arthur A Gottfried

June 28, 2022


Arthur A. Gottfried, 78, of Butler, died Monday, June 27, 2022 at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne. Art was born July 19, 1943 in Fort Wayne, a son of the late William and Ethel Gottfried. Art was a used car salesman in the Fort Wayne area for over 50 years, starting his career in 1965.  He enjoyed Indiana University basketball, Chicago Cubs baseball, Chicago Bears football, playing in adult softball leagues with his brothers and showcasing his love for karaoke. Art loved meeting and getting to know people and he especially loved his dog, Sophie. He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Katherine Ann and Fred Moreno of Caledonia, Illinois, and Tina and John Chapin of Edon, Ohio; son, Bobby Gottfried of Garrett; brothers, Dick Gottfried and Jim Gottfried; sisters, Lora Mae Miller and Sharon Krall; grandchildren, Cari Moreno, Gabrielle Moreno, Emily Moreno, Cassy (Derek) Bergdall and Luke Wallace; great grandchildren, Jackson Moreno, Krue Wallace and Grace Bergdall; former spouse, Kathy Gottfried of Belvedere, Illinois; and many friends that he had made over the years. He was preceded in death by brothers, Eugene Gottfried and Gary Wayne Gottfried; sisters, Phyllis Mynhier, Ruth Martin and Velma Gottfried. A private family gathering will be held. Memorial donations may be made to DeKalb Humane Society.  Arrangements by Pinnington Funeral & Cremation Services 502 N. Main Street, Auburn. To sign the online guest book, visit  

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