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Obituary for Viola M. Howard Carver
5 February, 1906 - 28 January, 1992
From The Idaho Press-Tribune,
January, 1992
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Viola Carver

     Viola M. Carver, 85, of Wilder, died Tuesday, January 28, 1992, at the Caldwell hospital of natural causes.  Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 1, 1992, at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Pastor Bruce Snyder of the Montana Avenue Baptist Church, Caldwell, will officiate, with burial following at the Wilder Cemetery, Wilder.
     Mrs. Carver was born February 5, 1906, at Verdigre, Nebraska, to William H. and Maude A. Vibbard Howard.  She married William H. Carver Sr. July 23, 1923, at Elgen, Nebraska.  Around 1933 they moved to the Idaho/Oregon areas and settled in the Wilder area until she entered Karcher Estates in Nampa, in March of 1991.  William Carver passed away September 26, 1952, leaving Viola to raise her family.  She was devoted to her family and she found joy caring for her loved ones.
     She is survived by 4 sons and their wives, William Carver J. of Asburn, WA., Ronald and Linda Carver of Parma, Raymond and Cathy Carver of Caldwell, and Rick and Angie Carver of Aloha, OR.; 4 daughters and their husbands, Elise Gentry Robie of Caldwell, ID., Imogene "Babe" and Lynn Schimmels of Villa Park, IL., Betty and Merle Johnson of Moses Lake, WA., and Barbara "Bobbi" and Mike Marchant of Nampa, Id.; 3 brothers, Fred Howard of S. Dakota, Wayne Howard of Page, Nebraska, and John Howard of Maryland; 2 sisters, Myrtle Van Buren and Ella Van Every of Page, Nebraska; 36 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
     In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by 3 sons, Bob, Don and Alvin; 6 grandchildren; and 4 brothers.


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