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Dr. Movius

Billings Gazette (MT) - April 10, 1975 obit

Dr. Arthur J. Movius, Jr., 64, of 2601 Virginia Lane, was dead on arrival at St. Vincent's Hospital Tuesday.

He was born Nov. 10, 1910, in Bridger, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Movius, Sr. he moved to Billings with his family as a child and attended schools in Fairbault, Minn., Palo Alto, Calif. and Chicago. He interned at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich.

He received his specialty training as a fellow in surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. he returned to Billins and began his medical practive. He served in the Army during World war II as a medical officer. Upon discharge, he returned to Billings and resumed his practice.

He was a fello of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Abdominal Surgeons, a member of the Pan Pacific Survical Association, American Medical Association, Montana Medical Association, Yellowstone County Medical Association, military-affiliated Radio System, American radio Relay League, Yellowstone Radio Club, Highlands Club, Masons, Shrine and past member of the Oriental Band and Uniform Bodies.

Survivors include the widow, Evelyn, of 2601 virginia Lane; two sons, Dr. David L. Movius of Rochester, Minn., and Dr. Arthur J. Movius III of Fairbanks, Alaska; two brothers, Dr. William R. Movius of LaJolla, Calif., and Dr. Andrew M. Movius of Porterville, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. W. W. Schendel of LaJolla, Calif., and Mrs. Dolly Felt of Joliet; two step-sons, Kenneth Jones of 2601 Virginia Lane and Patrick Jones of 2208 Willowbrook Way; two step-daughters, Mrs. Troy Dalton of Pensacola, Fla., and Mrs. Michael Fisher of Twin Falls, Idaho, and five grandchildren.

Private family services will be held Friday at the Michelotte-Sawyers Mortuary. Burial is in Sunset Memorial Gardens.