Arthur H. Ames, age 82, of Rhinelander died on Friday, October 7. 2011 at Milestone Assisted Living with his wife Anna Maria by his side. He was born in Berwyn, Illinois on September 12, 1929 the son of Hazen and Blanche (Novotny) Ames. Art graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1951. He married the former AnnaMaria Millin on November 3, 1973 in Wheaton, Il. He was CEO of Ames Industries in Chicago, IL. They moved to Rhinelander from Chicago in 1988. Art enjoyed building model ships, fly tying, and the outdoors.
Art is survived by his wife Anna Maria, a son Mark (Nancy) Ames, two grandchildren Christina (Adam) Tucek and Michelle.
At Art's request there will be no formal funeral service. Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home (715)365-4343 is assisting the family with arrangements and invites all to sign Art's guestbook at hildebrandfh.com.