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Information for Henry Karrett
16 January, 1888 - 10 April, 1971
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
12 April, 1971

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Henry Karrett

    PARMA - Graveside services for Henry Karrett, 83, of Parma, who died Saturday in a Nyssa hospital, were conducted at 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Parma Cemetery.
    The Rev. Victor Schulze of the Parma Trinity Lutheran Church officiated under direction of the Parma Dakan Chapel.
    Mr. Karrett was born Jan. 16, 1888, at Samara, Russia, and came to the United States when he was 6.  He was an apprentice tailor at the age of eight, and continued to work as a tailor until this year.  He married his wife, Carrie, in 1910, at Cedar Rapids, Iowa.   They lived there until 1962, when they moved to Parma.  He was employed by the Utica Clothing Store at Cedar Rapids for 52 years and opened a small tailor shop in his home at Parma.
    He was a 50-year member of the Adelphic Lodge No. 509, AF&AM, at Des Moines, Iowa.
    Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. E.W. Divine, Parma; a son, Henry Karrett Jr., Des Moines; a grandson, and two great-grandsons.
    Memorials may be given to the Children's Home at Boise.

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