Archive for Wednesday, March 6, 2002

Obituary/Richard O. Carey


March 6, 2002

Services for Richard O. Carey, 85, formerly of Ozawkie, will be at 1 p.m. today, March 6, 2002, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery, Oskaloosa.

Mr. Carey died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at Eisenhower Veterans Administration Medical Center in Leavenworth. He was born March 21, 1916, in Lawrence, the son of Elvin Aldis and Julia (Barnes) Carey. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and had retired as a casino maintenance man in Reno, Nev.

Survivors include a son, Cecil Angelina Larison, Oskaloosa, and a brother, Bill Carey, Washington state.

Friends may call from noon until 1 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Oskaloosa Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, 66086.

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