Funeral services for Vernon Carlon,
Friday, March 8, 1991, at a Nampa care center, will be held at
Thursday, March 14, at the First Christian Church,
Pastor Kenneth Britt will officiate. Services are under the
direction of Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mr. Carlo was born May 7, 1906, in Minnewaukan, N.D., a
son of George and Clara Engberg Carlon. Vernon was reared and
educated in Norris, Mont. until moving with his family to
in the early 1920ís.
Vernon finished school in Nampa, graduating in 1927 from Nampa
Senior High. After graduating,
went to work for the P.F.E. shop where he worked for 14
married Retha Boggess June 28, 1933. In 1942 Vernon became a
partner in Nampa Sheet Metal and worked there until opening
Carlon Sheet Metal in 1951. After retiring in 1978 Vernon and
Retha spent time traveling with a special trip to Hawaii and a
Vernon was an elder of the First Christian Church, a
member of the church choir, Win-A-Couple Class, Good Sams Club
and a former member of the Lionís Club.
He is survived by is wife, Retha, two daughters and their
husbands, Clarion and Edwin Fulton and Charla and Johnny
Frank, all of Nampa; four sisters, Bonnie Edwardson, of
Carrington, N.D., Vivian Bray, of Portland, Ore., and Betty
Northon of Poulsbo, Wash.; five grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Friends may call today until 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 9
a.m. to 9 p.m. at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.