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A. B. Carman

Mr. A. B. Carman, a long time resident of Farnam and vicinity, passed away Thursday morning at his home in Farnam.

Mr. Carman farmed for a number of years near Stockville before moving to Farnam.

After he moved to Farnam he was engaged in several businesses before he built the building now occupied by Bob Jorgensen, where he operated a cafe.

Mr. Carman had been in ill health for six and one half years.

Arnold Baker Carman

Arnold Baker Carman, son of Willard B. and Minnie Baker Carman, was born on May 23, 1878, at Highgate, Vermont. He departed this life at his home in Farnam, Nebraska, December 31, 1959, at the age of 81 years, 7 months, and 8 days.

He moved with his parents to a homestead near Moorefield, Nebraska, when still a small child, living later on a farm near Stockville, Nebraska.

On August 2, 1898, he was united in marriage to Bessie Brodenhawer, of Stockville. To this union five children were born. Hester R. Gewecke of Farnam, Nebraska, Ruth E. Gish of San Jose, California, Richard J. Carman of Boston, Massachusetts, Willard B. Carman, who passed away in 1952 and Raymond who died in infancy. One grandson, Eugene Kenneth Carman was raised by them. Mrs. Carman passed away on November 7, 1936. The family resided on a farm at Stockville until 1904, when they moved to Farnam, Nebraska, where they lived until 1943.

Mr. Carman was united in marriage to Rose Parker, December 27, 1938. They lived in Farnam until 1943, when they moved to Jeffrey Lake, where they resided until he was taken ill.

He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, Mrs. Rose Carman of Farnam; two daughters, Hester of Farnam, and Ruth of San Jose, California; one son, Richard of Boston; seven grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and one sister.

Funeral services were held Monday, January 4, 1960 a 2 pm in the Farnam Methodist Church. Rev. B. H. Hart officiated. Mrs. Charles Davis and Robert Zeeh sang, Mrs. Earl Edson accompanied. Pallbearers were: Grover Widick, Lee Hudson, Frank Crisman, Ralph Parker, Schuyler Wilcox and Claude Clement.

McVay-Olesen Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

The Farnam Press, 20(14):1 Thursday, January 7, 1960

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