Carl Leslie Perrin
Posted By: sameelee
Date: 11/20/2016 at 21:44:05
Carl Leslie "C.L. or Les" Perrin
Waterloo Courier, Waterloo, Iowa
Carl Leslie Perrin, son of George E. and Karen Marie (Jensen) Perrin, born at Nashua, Iowa April 2, 1891 [died August 28, 1956].
When two years old he moved with his parents to Ernie, Iowa and he grew to young manhood in that vicinity getting most of his schooling in Old District No. 10 in Floyd Township.
He moved away with his parents to NW Minnesota about 1908 but in 1910 he started on a tour of the western and southwestern states working as a journeyman carpenter until November 26, 1914.
At this date, he married Fay Cory and they went to Winnebago, Minnesota where he was a building contractor. In 1917 he moved to Junction City, Kansas where he was employed as assistant superintendent in charge of construction on U.S. Hospital Barracks at Ft. Riley.
After World War I they came to Nashua, Iowa and in 1925 moved to New Hartford, Iowa where he followed the carpenter trade until coronary heart trouble forced him to retire in 1951. He passed away at home August 28, 1956.
Survivors include his wife; one son, Carl, New Hartford; two daughters, Mrs. Alice Clime, Vinton, Iowa and Mrs. Opal Hansen, Cedar Falls, Iowa; five grandchildren; three brothers, Lloyd of New Hartford, Walter and Stanley of Colorado Springs, Colorado; two sons and two brothers preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon; burial in Greenwood Cemetery in Nashua.
Butler Obituaries maintained by Karen De Groote.
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