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Haines, Baker County, Oregon
Robert Carney, 64, of Haines, died Jan. 21, 2003, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
His memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Community of Christ Church, 2525 College St. His graveside service will be at 2:45 p.m. at the Haines Cemetery.
Robert Wetzel Carney was born Dec. 17, 1938, at Port Angeles, Wash. He was the son of George D. and Mary Idalia Cramer Carney.
He served four years as a private in the U.S. Marine Corps at 29 Palms, Calif. He also served overseas at Okinawa, Japan.
He was a dedicated volunteer for the Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a retired long- haul over-the-road driver and former lumber mill worker. He was a past noble grand of the International Order of Odd Fellows, No. 25.
Survivors include his wife, Edith A. Carney of Haines; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a half brother and a half sister.
Memorial contributions may be made to Edith Carney, P.O. Box 184, Haines, OR 97833 or through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January, 24, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor