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Thursday, May 5, 2005

Helen Ann Carr, 89, of Riverview, Mich., formerly of Coal City, passed away May 1, 2005, in Riverview. She was born Feb. 6, 1916, in Detroit, MI, the daughter of John Swieton and Ann Baron Swieton. She was married to R.G. Carr in April of 1948. He preceded her in death.

She lived in Coal City from 1968 until 2001 when she relocated to Michigan to be with her family. She enjoyed playing games with her family and friends.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Sharon Carr, of Michigan; grandchildren Michael Carr, and Heather Gilkerson and husband, Billy; one brother and one sister; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three sisters and one brother.

Services were held on Wednesday in Michigan. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home in Clay City with Father Rob Hausladen officiating. Burial will follow at Beech Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11-2.