Lawrence McKinley Carper 1
- Born: 7 Jan 1897, Seymour, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
- Marriage (1): Hilda Lavon Delong
- Died: 9 May 1963, Auburn, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA at age 66
- Buried: Roselawn Cemetery, Auburn, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA
DeKalb County, Indiana
Thursday, May 5, 1963
AUBURN MAN DIES AT THE AGE OF 66
Funeral Services for Lawrence M. Carper, who Resided at 344 West Eleventh Street, are Set for Saturday
Lawrence M. Carper, 66, who resided at 344 West Eleventh street, Auburn, died at the Dr. Bonnell M. Souder hospital in Auburn at 1:15 a.m. Thursday.
Mr. Carper had been in failing health for the past two years and entered the hospital three days before his death.
Friends may call at the Dilgard & Cline funeral home in Auburn after 10 a.m. Friday.
Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 3:30 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Casto Ball, pastor of the Baptist church in Auburn, officaiting. The Auburn American Legion post will hold military services at the graveside at Roselawn cemetery, near Auburn.
Mr. Carper was born Jan. 7, 1897, in Illinois and he was the son of the late George W. and Sarah Moore (sic) Carper. He had resided in Auburn for 20 years and was a retired employee of the Warner-Motive Division in Auburn.
On Feb. 23, 1922, he and LaVon DeLong were married. He was a veteran of World War I and was a member of the Auburn Moose Lodge.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs.Larry Collins of 808 South Phillip street, Auburn and Mrs. Roger Shull of 216 East First Street, Auburn; a son, Pvt. Larry Carper who is serving with the U.S. Army at Fort Hood, Texas; five grandchildren; six brothers and four sisters. 1
Lawrence married Hilda Lavon Delong, daughter of Orrin Henry Delong and Olive May Treesh. (Hilda Lavon Delong was born on 4 May 1903 in Dekalb County, Indiana, USA, died on 1 Apr 1964 in Auburn, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA and was buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Auburn, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA.)