On Saturday, July 29th Arthur Frank Loveland, 81 from Downieville, California and more recently Boise, Idaho passed away in peace. He was born July 23, 1936 to Frank Loveland and Barbara (Loveland) Peterson in Alton, California. Throughout his life Art lived in many beautiful locations in California along with an adventure to Idaho where he was the co-owner of a bar and restaurant. He found his true place to call home in Downieville, California.
If you were lucky to have sat down with Dad, you probably got to listen to a story about the adventures he had throughout life. These stories were times as a child growing up with his sister, Dorothy, the 20 years of service in the Army National Guard, years spent as a California Highway Patrol Officer, passion for fast cars, fishing trips, gold mining and most of all his loved family.
Dad, through our eyes you will always be an; artist, cook, story teller, disassembler extraordinaire, intelligent, adventurous, articulate, fun-loving, fisherman, gold miner, car enthusiast, veteran, service man and caring. We love you and will always be blessed to call you our Brother, Uncle Artie and Dad.
Survivors include his children, son, Karl (Leona) Loveland of Arkansas; daughter, Diana (Brad) Duncan of Idaho, grandchildren: Tyler Roper and Breanna Duncan of Idaho, Weiland Loveland of Colorado, Sascha and Gabriel Loveland of Arkansas; sister, Dorothy Langley of California; nephew, Pete Langley of California; three nieces: Coreen Meulrath, Carolyn Jones and Linda Young of California; as well as many loved cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Loveland of California; mother, Barbara Peterson of California and step father, Clarence Peterson of California.
A celebration of Art’s life will be planned in the place he loved, Downieville, California.
We love you Dad, you will always be with us!
Remembrances may be left for the family at www.AccentFuneral.com
. Services are under the direction of Accent Funeral Home, Meridian, Idaho.