Donald Carry, 85 of Cushing died Sunday, August 5, 2018 at St. Otto’s Care Center in Little Falls. A memorial service will be held for Donald at 11:00 am on Friday, August 10, 2018, at the Church of Christ in Staples; with a time for visiting starting at 10:00 am. Burial will be held at the Evergreen Cemetery in Browerville.
Don was born July 29, 1933 to Arthur and Olga (Petersen) Carry on the family farm in Turtle Creek Township. He attended country school at District 29 through the 8th grade, then worked on the farm with his family. Don married Florence Tepley in Motley on October 29, 1952 and in 1957 they moved to the Twin Cities where Don worked at Federal Stampings as a machinist for eighteen years. He also worked at an Our Own Hardware for several years before they moved back to the farm in 1982. Don resumed farming and took a part time job as a bailiff for almost nine years. Don retired in 2010, he and Florence enjoyed spending winters in Mission, Texas; Don also enjoyed hunting and restoring old tractors.
Don is survived by his wife, Florence, daughter; Kathy (John) Seifert, son; Allen (Debra) Carry, granddaughter; Rebecca (Tony) Sculati; great granddaughters, Sophia and Keira and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Olga and brothers; Harold, in infancy, and Howard.