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Henry Carr

Henry Carr Henry Carr

Henry A. Carr, age 87, of Colby, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, Jan. 12, 2020, at Abbotsford Healthcare System.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at Saint Bernard’s Catholic Church in Abbotsford with Rev. Timothy Oudenhoven presiding. Henry will be laid to rest in Saint Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Colby. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 4-7 p.m. at Life Tributes Funeral Home in Spencer and again on Thursday at the church in Abbotsford from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

He was born Sept. 27, 1932, to George and Laura (Graumann) Carr in Marshfield. Henry was a graduate of Colby High School, class of 1950. He served in the United States Army from 1954-1956 where he was stationed in Guam.

After his honorable discharge, Henry moved back to Wisconsin where he was united in marriage to Barbara Hederer on Sept. 1, 1956. Henry worked at Packaging Corporation of America for 40 years, retiring in 1996.

In his spare time, Henry enjoyed fishing and hunting with family and friends. He was very proud of his five grandchildren and loved spending time with them. He also enjoyed visiting and reminiscing with friends. He will be deeply missed by all.

Henry is survived by his wife, Barbara; and their two children: James (Danielle) Carr and Julie (Scott) Decker. He is further survived by grandchildren: Tori of Green Bay, Mackenzie and Rylee of Colby, Megan Decker of DePere and Michael Decker of Colby.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

If desired, the family is accepting memorials in Henry’s name for a charity to be determined.

Funeral arrangements are being made through Life Tributes Funeral Home-Spencer. Visit www. to share thoughts and condolences.

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