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 Clarence Arthur Kanter

Clarence Arthur Kanter

Palmer, Merrick County, Nebraska, USA
Death 24 Nov 2012 (aged 88)
Saint Paul, Howard County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Palmer, Merrick County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Lot 482
Memorial ID 101240826 · View Source
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Clarence Arthur Kanter, of Palmer, NE. died Saturday, November 24, 2012 at the Howard County Medical Center, St. Paul, NE. Clarence was born June 22, 1924 in Palmer, NE. to Arthur William and Katherine D. (Holtz) Kanter.

Clarence attended rural school District 19 near Palmer, NE. and then graduated from Palmer (NE.) High School. After his schooling, he began working on the farm until entering the U.S. Army on June 20, 1945. He served as a clerk for the Military Police Battalion in Berlin, Germany. Clarence received his honorable discharge on December 2, 1946. He then returned to Nebraska and began working for Walt Peters and his brother Edwin Kanter near St. Libory, NE.

Clarence was united in marriage to Katherine Butt on June 24, 1951 in Central City. In 1953 the couple returned to the family farm west of Palmer, NE. where they farmed and raised their family.

Clarence enjoyed attending Hereford cattle sales and auctions. He liked John Deere and loved the views that the farm offered.

Clarence was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and the Burton Beyer American Legion Post 120, both of Palmer, NE.

Survivors are: son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Linda Kanter of Palmer, NE.; daughter-in-law, Carol Kanter of York, NE.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild and a host of relatives and friends.

Clarence was preceded in death by: parents; wife, Katherine Kanteron August 7, 1998; son, Wayne Kanter; adaughter-in-law, Gayle Kanter; great grandchildren, Michelle and Angela Kanter; brothers, Glenn, Edwin and Harold Kanter and sister, Annie Weber.

Interment was in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Palmer, NE. with military honors by the Burton Beyer American Legion Post #120 of Palmer, NE.

Published in The Grand Island Independent on November 26, 2012

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