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Doris Elaine Brown Carpenter
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1933
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 2005, USA

Robert Eugene Carpenter and Doris Elaine (Brown) Carpenter
Sept. 7, 1930 Dec. 20, 2005
Robert Eugene Carpenter and Doris Elaine (Brown) Carpenter died Dec. 20, 2005. Mr. Carpenter was 75. Mrs. Carpenter was 72.

Mr. Carpenter was born in Tomahawk, Wisc. He graduated from Tripoli High School. During high school he worked at Tomahawk Boat Factory. He served in the army during the Korean War. He was stationed in Germany and was staff artist for the military newspaper.

After his service in the army he attended college at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Mich. and Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo, Calif. He worked as a chemist for Sunkist in Calif. after college. He later transferred to Portland and started his own business, "Car-Camp," in 1964 building pickup campers.

Mr. Carpenter enjoyed politics, hunting, boating, water skiing, riding motorcycles and sailing.

Mrs. Carpenter was born in Bloomington, Illinois. She graduated from Tripoli High School. She worked for her dad in the insurance business during high school. She ran several home-based businesses so that she could be home with her children and husband.

She enjoyed water skiing, boating, riding motorcycles, sailing and singing.

In 1971 the couple moved to the Broken Hobble Ranch. There they built a log home and several outbuildings.

Mr. Carpenter and Mrs. Carpenter are survived by their sons, Lane W. and his wife, Cynthia, of Burns; Derec D., Grandview, Tex.; Storm E. and his wife, Babe, of John Day; daughter, Debrec R. Hersel and her husband, Terry, of Molalla; 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Carpenter is also survived by his sisters, Marjorie B. Nelson and her husband, Ray, of Conrad, Mont.; Patricia A Barton and her husband, Rich, of Hermiston; and a brother, Richard A. Carpenter, and his wife, Kristi, of Hermiston.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Mabel Carpenter, and his brother, Ned.

Mrs. Carpenter is also survived by a sister, Verna Miller, of West Linn and two brothers in-law, John Miller of Eugene and Roy Sherer, Tomahawk, Wisc.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William R. and Evalyn R. Brown; Winifred Shere, Rene Miller and Evalyn Beamer. (Blue Mountain Eagle newspaper, John Day, Oregon) 
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  Robert Eugene Carpenter (1930 - 2005)
Note: Died the same day as her husband
Specifically: Burial unknown
Created by: Pam Roach
Record added: Jan 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33314790


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