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Carl W. Stewart

Apr 19, 2022 (0)

Holyoke, CO — Carl William  Stewart, 92, of Holyoke, CO, died Sunday, April 10, 2022 at the Sutherland Care Center in Sutherland.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 18, 2022 at Baucke Funeral Chapel in Holyoke, CO. Pastor Alan Harris officiated.

Burial was in the Holyoke Cemetery in Holyoke.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.

Carl, son of Claude James and Ila May (Ham) Stewart, was born Dec. 18, 1929 in Beaver, OK. 

Carl attended school in Marshfield, MO.  

Carl traveled on a harvest crew to Holyoke, CO where he met Ermagene Velma Adams at the skating rink.  They courted for a year and were married on Nov. 5, 1949. 

Carl worked for Holt County COOP in O'Neill from 1958-1991.  

Carl enjoyed visiting with all of his fuel customers sharing fishing and hunting stories. Carl didn't know a stranger and loved talking.   

Carl was an avid fisherman, deer hunter and expert homemade ice cream maker. Carl enjoyed fishing and hunting with his sons and grandchildren. His fuel customers would share fresh cream with him often for homemade ice cream. Carl loved making homemade ice cream and taught all of his grandchildren, nieces and nephews how to hand crank it. His rule was "if you don't crank, you don't eat it."  

Carl loved to carve diamond willow canes. He was very proud to collect the diamond willow trees near Atkinson to make into his crafty canes.    

Carl is survived by his wife Erma Stewart; three sons Rocky (Jackie) Stewart, Ron (Teresa) Stewart and Rodney (Barbara) Stewart;10 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Claude James and Ila May Stewart; one daughter Carla Jean; one sister Elma June Stewart; and six brothers Charlie Stewart, Austin Stewart, James Stewart, Donald Stewart, Gene Stewart and Irvin Ray Stewart.


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