Obit: Carter, Robert E. (1928 – 1976)


Surnames: Carter, Sifferath, Gerl, Tieman, Daniels, Seefeldt, Valk, Kessenich, McManus, Johnson, Truesdell, Neverdahl

---------Source: Owen Enterprise (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 18 Feb 1976

Carter, Robert E. (25 Jul 1928 – 10 Feb 1976)

Funeral services were conducted at three o’clock Saturday afternoon, February 14 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Stanley for Robert E. Carter, formerly of Owen. The Reverends Norman L. Sifferath and Ronald Gerl officiated at the final rites, with burial being made in Evergreen Cemetery, Stanley.

Serving as pallbearers were Earl Tieman, Donald Daniels Sr., Fred Seefeldt, Robert Valk, John Kessenich and Gene McManus.

Mr. Carter died February 10, 1976 at Veterans Hospital in Minneapolis, after a short illness.

He was born July 25, 1928 in Owen, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tony Johnson. He was adopted as an infant after the death of his parents by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Carter, Owen. He attended Owen Public school system, being graduated with the Class of 1945. He then enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving until his discharge in 1947. On the end of November 1949 he and the former Dorothy Truesdell were united in marriage in a ceremony performed in Owen. The couple then moved to Eau Claire, where he entered the barber college, from which he was graduated in 1951. He then barbered in Stanley, and in 1952 purchased the shop formerly owned by Buck Neverdahl, in 1957. He operated his own shop in Stanley for 17 years, until selling out about 18 months ago.

Throughout these many years he was most active in civic and fraternal affairs of the city, being a member of the Stanley Commercial Club, and had served as its president; he was a member of the Masonic Order and has also served as Past Worthy Patron of the Order of Eastern Star.

He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Lisa, and son, Rod, all of Stanley, as well as sever nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Russell Johnson.



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