Hamilton County


Marvin Joseph Carroll





Marvin Joseph Carroll was born Mar. 26, 1924 to Joseph William and Helen Veneatia Carroll. He died Dec. 30, 1952 and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Jewell, IA.

Petty Officer Carroll served with the U.S. Navy in World War II.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Dec. 31, 1952 - Webster City, IA

Truck Crash Injuries Prove Fatal for Marvin Carroll, 28

Ellsworth — Injuries suffered in a truck accident Dec. 19 proved fatal yesterday for Marvin Joseph Carroll, 28, former Hamilton county resident and owner-operator of a truck line the past six and one-half years.

Funeral services will be Friday morning at 10 o’clock at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Jewell. Requiem high mass will be in charge of Father John Fagen, with Becker’s funeral home having charge of services. Burial will be at Evergreen cemetery at Jewell. A Rosary will be Thursday night at 8 o’clock in the funeral home.

Mr. Carroll died Tuesday morning at 1:30 at the University hospital in Iowa City. His death attributed to a skull fracture, a result of an accident when his semi-trailer went out of control on an icy stretch on Highway 6 in Muscatine county.

He was born at Washington, Ind., March 26, 1924, and for the past seven months had been a resident of Fort Des Moines. Prior to that he had lived at Stanhope and had attended the Garden Center and Stanhope schools.

He was a veteran of World War II, and was owner-operator of a trucking line the past six and one-half years.

He is survived by his wife, the former Helen Pilk, and two children, Veneatia Marie and Edward Joseph; his father, Joseph Carroll, of Stratford.

Sources: ancestry.com