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Harry H. Carmichael
Funeral Last Week

Harry Herbert Carmichael of Scottsbluff, pioneer western Nebraska settler, died Dec. 17, 1937 at the Methodist hospital in Scottsbluff after a brief illness. Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon at Knights funeral home. Rev. Raymond Sherman of Bayard and Rev. Lamar of Scottsbluff officiating. Burial was made in Fairview cemetery.

Harry Carmichael was a brother of Mrs. Mary Martin and lived in this community for 27 years, before moving to Scottsbluff.

Mr. Carmichael, son of Henry A. and Ida Carmichael, was born in Bedford, Iowa, Dec. 8, 1865.

He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Barnhart in Stockville, Nebr., in March, 1888. They homesteaded in Sioux county in 1907, and have lived in the Scottsbluff community since that time.

Survivors include the widow, two daughters and five sons: Mrs. Minerva Jennings, Morril; Mrs. Ruth Wade, Quincy, Ill.; George, Pasadena, Calif.; Charles, Mattoon, Ill.; Richard, Fargo, N. Dakota; Joseph and Franklin of Scottsbluff, surviving brothers and sisters are: Joe Carmichael, Bloomington, Nebr.; Mahlon, McMinnville, Ore.; Eugene, Quinter, Kans.; Mrs. Grace Hiatt, Orange, Calif.; Mrs. Eugenia Craig, Wendell, Idaho; Mrs. Verona Paquin, Puyallup, Wash.; Mrs. Mary Martin, Farnam, Nebr.; Mrs. Maude Gardner, Twin Falls, Idaho; 15 grandchildren survive also. Two children died in infancy. Mrs. Ruth Wade was the only absent one of the children.

Mrs. Mary Martin and Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Gardner of Farnam were present at the funeral.

The Farnam Echo, 34(17):1 Thursday, December 30, 1937

Published: 2/27/2020 - http://www.historicfarnam.us/cemetery/obits/index.asp
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