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Information for Vernon Carlon
7 May, 1906 Ė 8 March, 1991
From the Idaho Press Tribune
Vernon is buried in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
March, 1991

Contributed by Bonnie Dilworth


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Vernon Carlon

      Funeral services for Vernon Carlon, 84, of Nampa, who died Friday, March 8, 1991, at a Nampa care center, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at the First Christian Church, Nampa.  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
Nampa in the early 1920ís.  Vernon finished school in Nampa, graduating in 1927 from Nampa Senior High.  After graduating, Vernon went to work for the P.F.E. shop where he worked for 14 years.  Vernon 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 Caribbean cruise.
     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.