Mr. Baum was born June 7, 1935 in Owosso the son of Nathan and Lillian Baum. He served his country with the U.S. Marines during the Korean War and was a member of American Legion Post 0366. Arthur worked for Chevrolet Metal Fab retiring in 1996. In 1963 Arthur married Dorothy Hodge and she survives him. Also surviving are his son, David ( Michelle) Baum; grandson, Matthew Baum; brothers, Joseph and Steven; sister, Sandra Baum. Mr. Baum was preceded in death by his parents. Friends may visit the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Reigle Funeral Home. The funeral service will be 8 a.m. Thursday, October 18, 2012 at the funeral home. Mr. Chuck Robbins will officiate. Burial will follow at Great Lakes National Cemetery.