Dr. Arthur E. Hertzler is buried in the Halstead Cemetery. Behind his grave stands his daughter's headstone. To the right of his grave is the bench pictured below.
He was born in Iowa in 1870 and moved to Kansas with his parents when he was young. In 1902 he established the Halstead Hospital. In 1938 his memoir, entitled The Horse and Buggy Doctor was published. It gave a personal account of his experiences as a country doctor during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Dr. Hertzler retired in February 1946 and died later that year.