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Information for Otto L. Card
18 February, 1900
– 15 October, 1992
From the Idaho Press Tribune

October 19, 1992

Contributed by Bonnie Dilworth



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Otto Card

     Graveside services for Otto L. Card, 92, of Parma, who died Thursday, October 15, 1992, at the Veteran’s Medical Center in Boise, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 21, 1992, at the Parma Cemetery.  Chaplin Marvin Reece will officiate.  Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Parma.
     Mr. Card was born February 18, 1900, at Costello, Pennsylvania, to Charles and Bertha Forringa Card.  He served in the U.S. Army with Battery B of the 75th Field Artillery during World War I.  He was honorably discharged December 8, 1918, with the rank of Corporal.
     He married Mary Ruth Thompson June 7, 1926, in Howard, Pennsylvania, and two sons were born to this union.  They came to Parma in 1944 where he owned and operated the B & B Café for several years and later the Trail 40 Bar and Café in Wells, Nevada.
     Mr. Card was a member of the Veterans of World War I of the United States, Barracks #000010, Boise, and was an honorary member of the American Legion Post 152.  He was also a member of the Parma Senior Citizens.
     Survivors include his wife, Ruth; a son and daughter- in-law, Richard and Glenda Card of Parma; a daughter-in-law Jayne Card of Canoga Park, California; five grandchildren, Janet Zahn and her husband Russ, of New Meadows, Pat Stell of Parma, Alyson Carico and her husband, James of Northridge, California, Cindy Story and her husband, Ron, of Parma and David Carpenter and his wife, Sandy of Fruitland; eleven great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren; two half-sisters, Dorothy Murphy and Pauline Carlson; a niece, Evelyn Signor; and many other nieces and nephews in Pennsylvania.
     He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, a half brother, a half sister and stepsister, a son Bill Card and a granddaughter Lisa Marie Card.

     His family suggests that memorials be made to the Parma Senior Citizens or the Parma Ambulance Fund.