In 1926, Arthur’s family immigrated to Canada, settling in Eastend, Sask., and later moving to Vauxhall, Alta. When Arthur was a young adult in CO camp, his family moved to Chilliwack, B.C. He attended Bible school in Chilliwack and Yarrow, B.C. While decorating the car at his brother’s wedding, Arthur met Helen. They married a couple years later during a snowstorm. Music was a big part of life: they sang in care homes with their daughters, and later, with the senoirs’ choir. Arthur was encouraged by God’s promises. His quiet kindness, prayers, and the twinkle in his eye testified to the love of his Redeemer.