Creston News Advertiser
Creston, Union County, Iowa
Monday, November 20, 2006
OBITUARY - CORWIN KARR
Corwin KARR, 76, of Mount Ayr died November 17, 2006, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. November. 20, at Hickory Grove Cemetery, south of Mount Ayr. Barton SHIELDS will preside.
Open visitation will be after noon Sunday with family present from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Wilson-Watson and Armstrong
Funeral Home, 205 W. Monroe St., Mount Ayr. Memorials will be established in Corwin's name.
Corwin KARR, son of Nellie (WELLS) and Loren KARR, was born Jan. 16, 1930, at Chariton. He was married to LaVonne GREGG for
17 years before they divorced. On Feb. 21, 1965, he married Shirley (SICKELS) ROBERTS in Grant City, Mo. Corwin farmed and
worked for Mount Ayr Mill, Bastow Feed and Grain and Jacobs Furs.
Survivors include his wife Shirley KARR of Mount Ayr; five sons, Corwin (wife Elaine McCAMPBELL) KARR Jr., of Mount Ayr,
Randy KARR of Colorado, John (wife Rosemary) ROBERTS Jr., of Coffee, Mo., Leland Eugene (wife Janice) KARR of Union Star,
Mo., and Danny (wife Brenda) KARR of Mount Ayr; three daughters, Charletta (husband Boyd) PICKERING of Grant City, Mo., and
Gerry (husband Ross) KING and Valerie (KARR) FLETCHALL, all of Mount Ayr; 19 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two
Corwin was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker