|Birth: ||Mar. 4, 1918|
|Death: ||Dec. 20, 2009|
Harold Laverne Carpenter, the son of Jesse and Bertha (Handley) Carpenter, was born on March 4, 1918 near Webber in Jewell County Kansas. He passed away on December 20, 2009 at Brodstone Memorial Hospital in Superior, Nebraska at the age of 91 years, 9 months and 16 days.
Harold came to Nebraska in the fall of 1923. He attended school in Superior until the fifth grade then finished eighth grade in Beaver north of Superior, Nebraska.
He was engaged in farming with his father, and served two years in the United States Army from 1942 until 1944. He received an early discharge to come home on account of his ill father. Harold then resumed farming and running the dairy.
On January 2, 1966 he was united in marriage to Marion Harrison and they attended the Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Harold loved to play cards with friends and traveled when they were married.
He is preceded in death by his father on December 2, 1952 and his mother May 16, 1922; his wife Marian March 19, 2001.
He leaves to mourn three step-children, Kay Hecke of Hastings, Nebraska; Verne Harrison and wife Elizabeth of Rockville, Connecticut; and Grace Bell of Dunedin, Florida; six grandchildren, Richard and Robert Bell, Kevin Hecke, Marianna Derman, Andrew and Joy Harrison; four great-grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter; two half-sisters, Dorothy Russell of Chula Vista, California and Arcele Andersen of Farmington, New Mexico and one half-brother Merlin Carpenter of Springfield, Missouri; other relatives and a host of friends.
Services at: Megrue-Price Funeral Home Chapel, Superior, Nebraska
Time of Service: Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at 2:00 PM
Clergy: Irvin Schleufer, PMA
Burial: Ong Cemetery, Ong, Nebraska
Memorials to: Memorials in care of the Superior Good Samaritan Society or Our
Redeemer Lutheran Church. Condolences may be sent to Megrue-Price Funeral Home, PO Box 282, Superior, NE 68978.
Visitation: Friends may call or stop by Monday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Tuesday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Wednesday 9:00 AM till services
Funeral Home: Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N. Commercial, Superior, NE 68978, 402-879-3900
Jesse James Carpenter (1885 - 1952)
Bertha Mabel Handley Carpenter (1889 - 1922)
Marian Beatrice Swanson Harrison Carpenter (1910 - 2001)
Note: The headstone last name is misspelled and the date of death is incorrect. A corrected headstone is being made.
Maintained by: John R.
Originally Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: Dec 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45702936