CARNES, Dick 1916-1970
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/9/2016 at 14:31:09
Dick Carnes, Well Known Conrad Resident, Dies
Services for Richard Lee (Dick) Carnes, 53, who died Thursday evening at his home in Conrad, were held Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m. Dr. Owen W. Wilson officiated. Mrs. Al Walling was organist.
Casket bearers were Merle Havens, Richard Giese, Keith Koehler, H. Bud Shaw, Harlan Shine, Guy Aiken.
Flower bearers were Mrs. Ronald Johnston, Mrs. Floyd Rice. Committal services were by Conrad American Legion Post No. 681.
Burial was in the Conrad Cemetery.
Johnston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He was born June 13, 1916 at Conrad, a son of Elmer Oliver and Bessie O. Jones Carnes. He was a lifelong resident of Conrad and was employed as a store clerk at Lounsberry Store and Thorman's Store.
Mr. Carnes served in the armed forces during World War II. He was a member of the Conrad American Legion Post No. 681.
Survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Jack (Thelma) Jennings, Shabbona, Il., Mrs. Ed (Mary Lou) Staack, Conrad, four brothers, Gordon Oliver, Melbourne, Australia, Harry (Ted), Herschel Dean, Quenton Elmer, all of Conrad.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his mother the past December. He had lived with his mother and Ted.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 12 February 1970, pg 9
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