Obituary for Donald Henry Carver
21 March, 1924 - 2 June, 1984
From The Idaho Press-Tribune,
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Graveside services for Don Carver, 60, of Wilder, who died
Saturday, June 2, at home of cancer, will be held at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, in the Wilder Cemetery, Cameron Gepner, an elder of
the Jehovah's Witnesses will officiate.
He was born March 21, 1924, at Verdigre, Neb. He
moved to Idaho at age 7, and attended school in Wilder.
He entered the U.S. Army in May 942, and served in the
European Theater. He was honorably discharged in
December, 1945. He married Kathryn Aten of Arena Valley,
Sept. 13, 1946. They lived in the Wilder area and moved
to Homedale in 1955, where the family engaged in the trucking
business until 1973, when they moved back to Arena Valley to
He was a long-time member of the Owyhee Wrangler Riding
Horse Club of Homedale.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Donald of Lewiston;
his mother, Viola of Wilder; five brothers, Alvin of Boise,
Bill of Caldwell, Ron of Parma, Raymond of Caldwell, Rick of
Portland.; four sisters, Elsie Robey of Parma, Imogene
Schimmels of Chicago, Ill., Betty Johnson of Moses Lake,
Wash., and Barbara Marchant of Nampa.; four grandchildren; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, a son, Danny,
in 1965, and a brother, Bob, in 1961.
Friends may call at the Homedale Chapel today from noon
until 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until noon.
Memorials may be made to the Wilder Quick Response
Unit, in care of the Wilder Fire Department, Wilder, 83676.