Obit: Carter, Carl (1904 - 1974)
Contact:  Ken Wood


----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, April 11, 1974; Page 12; Column 8

Carter, Carl (May 1, 1904 - April 9, 1974)

Neillsville--Rites for Carl B. Carter, 69, of 209 W. 19th St., will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at the Georgas Funeral Home. Mr Carter was pronounced dead of an apparent heart attack on arrival at Memorial Hospital about noon Tuesday.

The Rev. Charles D. Brady, pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church, will officiate at Friday's rites, and burial will be made in St. Stephen's cemetery at Chili.

Friends may call at the funeral home until time of services.

Mr. Carter was born May 1, 1904, in Meade County, Ky., and was educated there. He worked as a farmer in Kentucky and Illinois, and moved to a farm south of Granton in 1953, where he remained for ten years before moving to Greenwood. He worked as a door-to-door salesman for three years and then came to Neillsville, Wis.

Mr. Carter had been a member of the Green Thumb crew here for several years and was involved in many of the improvement projects in various parks. He did a considerable of work at the county fairgrounds through this program.

He was married on Oct. 17, 1931, at Hardensburg, Ky., to the former Hallie Basham, who survives him.

Other survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Robert (Patricia) Holt, Durand, Mrs. Dale (Janice) Strebe, Marshfield, and Mrs. John (Judy) White, East Lake, Ohio; nine sons, Richard, LaSalle, Ill., Louis, Custer, Ky., James, Milwaukee, Daniel, Petersburg, Va., David, Fort Lee, Va., Thomas and Theodore, both Neillsville, Terrence, Des Moines, Ia., and Carl, Neillsville, Wis.

Mr. Carter is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Carl (Martha)Sauer, Streator, Ill; 33 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

A son, Hayden, four brothers and one sister preceded him in death.



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