Obit: Carter, Carl B. (1904 - 1974)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Carter, Edmonds, Basham, Holt, Strebe, White, Sauer, Mohr, Wittke, Krause, Stacy, Scholtz, Statz, Housinger, Aumann, Schultz, Brady

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/18/1974

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

Funeral services were held Friday morning from the Georgas Funeral Home for Carl B. Carter, 69, of Neillsville, who was dead on arrival April 9 at Memorial Hospital. The Rev. Charles D. Brady of St. Mary’s Catholic Church officiated and burial was made in St. Stephen’s cemetery at Chili.

Carl Carter, the son of Thomas and Philomena (Edmonds) Carter, was born May 1, 1904, in Meade County, Kentucky, and was educated there. He farmed in Kentucky and Illinois, then moved to a farm south of Granton in 1953 and farmed there until 1963 when he moved to Greenwood. He was a Watkins salesman before coming to Neillsville in 1966.

His marriage to the former Hallie Basham took place October 17, 1931, in Hardinsburg, Ky. Mr. Carter was a member of the Green Thumb organization.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are 12 children: Richard Carter of La Salle, Il., Louis Carter of Custer, Ky., James Carter, of Milwaukee, Daniel Carter of Petersburg, Va., Mrs. Robert (Patricia) Holt of Durand, Mrs. Dale (Janice) Strebe of Marshfield, Mrs. John (Judy) White of East Lake, Oh., David Carter of Fort Lee, Va., Thomas Carter and Theodore Carter of Neillsville, Terrance Carter of Des Moines, Ia., and Carl Carter of Neillsville. He is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Carl (Martha) Sauer of Streator, Il.; and 33 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Pallbearers, all Green Thumb members, were: Ernest Mohr, Lester Wittke, Erwin Krause, John Stacy, Lewis Scholtz and Max Statz. Other members of the Green Thumb organization attended the services in a body.

Also among those attending the services were the following from out-of-town: Richard Carter and son, La Salle, Il.; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Carter and family, Custer, Ky.; Mr. and Mrs. James Carter and family and Miss Pam Housinger, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Carter and family, Petersburg, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Holt and family, Durand; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Strebe and family Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. John White and family, East Lake, Oh.; David Carter, Fort Lee, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Terrance Carter, Des Moines, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Sauer, Streator, Il.; M. and Mrs. Henry Aumann, Loyal; Erwin Krause, Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Schultz and John Stacy, Greenwood.



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