Information for Henry Karrett
16 January, 1888 - 10 April,
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
12 April, 1971
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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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
Memorials may be given to the Children's Home at Boise.
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