Carroll Obits

Rose Carroll Goetsch, Obituary, 1967.

rosehydrangiaRose M. Goetsch, 612 10th St., Huntington Beach, passed away June 11. Survived by husband, Henry C. Goetsch; two sons, Don and Elmer; daughter Ann Merritt; two brothers, Gerald and Vincent Carroll; sister, Jennie Nies; and 11 grandchildren. Rosary, Monday 8 pm, Smiths Mortuary Chapel; Requiem Mass, Tuesday, 9 am, SS Simon and Jude Catholic Church, Huntington Beach. Interment, Good Shephard Cemetery. Directed by Smiths Mortuary.

Daily Pilot, Monday, 12 June 1967, p. 8.

Charles Kane Funeral

A large concourse of sympathetic friends were in attendance at the funeral of Chas. Kane who died last Wednesday and was buried Friday morning. Funeral services were under direction of the rector Father Windolph. Interment was made in the Creighton Cemetery. Requiem High Mass was celebrated in St. Ludger's Church. Chas. Kane was born at Bloomfield, Nebr., Aug. 10, 1890, death occurring at the age of 32 years 2 1/2 months. His entire life time was spent in Creighton where his associates were numbered as his friends and who regarded him as a most exemplary, quiet and respected young man. he will be missed not only in the home, but similarly in the entire community. To those who grieves the loss of a splendid son and brother sympathy of friends is given. The sincere sympathy extended by friends is likewise extended by The Creighton News.

The Creighton News, Creighton, NE, Thurs. 2 Nov 1922, p.1


The community was greatly shocked on Wednesday morning to learn of the death of Chas. Kane which occurred at his home at 8 o'clock, by an act of his own hand. Upon arising that morning Chas. did not eat his usual meal, went out to the barn to do the chores and following this came in the house sat by his sister, told her that he had taken poison and expired immediately. The young man had not been feeling well for the past four months, and his father states that a severe relapse of the Flu epidemic over a year ago might have brought on temporary insanity which caused him to take his life. The deceased was of quiet disposition, of good habits and was well liked in this community where he had grown to manhood. Mr. Kane was in the service of Uncle Sam a short time during the late war, but was rejected at Camp Dodge, IA., on account of physical disability. He was also a member of Count Creighton Council Knights of Columbus. He leaves to mourn besides his father, Geo. Kane, one brother, Geo. Jr., and three sisters, Rose Kane, Mrs. E. F. McManus, Bloomfield, and Sister Seneca of Earling, IA. The funeral will be held on Friday morning and the services will be conducted by Rev. Father Windolph. The (Creighton) News unites with the many friends of the family in extending sincere sympathy to the bereaved in this their sad hour.

The Creighton News, Creighton NE, Thurs. 26 Oct 1922, p.4

Anna C. Carroll-Merritt, Obituary, 1999

Anna C. Merritt, 78, of Huntington Beach, a homemaker, died Feb. 23, 1999, of cancer. Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Good Shepherd Cemetery, Huntington Beach. Arrangements by Pierce Brothers-Smiths' Mortuary, Huntington Beach, Survivors: daughters, Donna Dalot, Denise Takahashi; brother, Elmer Goetsch; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Orange County Register, Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999

Jennie (Genevieve) Carroll Nies, 1986.

JennieCarrollJennie Nies, 101, of Mary House, died Monday, June 9, 1986 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Rosary will be said tonight (Tuesday) at 7pm at Hofmeistr Funeral Chapel, Pierre. Funeral Mass is Wednesday at 10 am at Mary House Chapel with Father David Janes officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.Genevieve Agnes “Jennie” Carroll was born Feb. 27, 1895, at Creighton, Neb., to Joseph and Anna (Kane) Carroll, the second of 10 children. She attended grade and high school at St. Mary’s Academy in O’Niell, NE, and then attended Wayne State Teachers College in Wayne, NE. She became a certified teacher . While at Wayne State she met Charles William Nies and they married and they had one son, William. They owned and operated a hotel and candy store in Sioux City, Iowa; a grocery store in Huron, and a retail store in Greybull, WY. They homesteaded near Draper and operated a cafe and meat locker there. They retired to Pierre in 1944. She was active in Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Daughters and the Third Order of St. Francis until she became a resident of Mary House in 1978. She was one of the original board members of Mary House when it was founded. Survivors include many nieces and nephews.

Ekalaka Eagle.

Anna Kane Carroll, 1916.

Mrs. Joseph Carroll died Wednesday morning at her home in Creighton After a short illness of heart complications. Anna Kane Carroll was born at La Crosse Wisconsin, Sept. 16, 1863. Died May 23, 1916. When eight years of age she came with her widowed mother to Bloomfield NE. She was married to Joseph Carroll Feb. 11, 1881 and lived on a farm ten miles West of Creighton until about sevens years ago when they removed to their present home in Creighton. Mrs. Carroll was the mother of thirteen children, ten of whom survived her. Besides these, she leaves two sisters, Mrs. Pat Reese, of Creighton, Mrs. Goetz of Hartington, four brothers, Pat of Greybull, S.D., Matt of Clifton Ariz. Phillipe of Sheridan, WY, George of Creighton, and five grandchildren.The children are: Mrs. C. W. Nies of Sioux City, IA; Charles, William, Rose and Joseph of Ekalaka, MT; Bessie, George, Vincent, Gerald and Edmund of Creighton.The funeral will be held from St. Ludgreus Church, Friday morning at 10:30 and the remains interred in the Catholic Cemetery. Mrs. Carroll was a woman who was beloved by all who knew her and in the early days when overland trips were made, to Yanktoh, her family were very popular.

Creighton Liberal, May 25, 1916. Pg. 1.

Joseph Carroll, Sr., 1924.

Joseph Carroll died at his home southwest of Creighton quite suddenly last Friday morning. Following the complaint of an ailment at about 10:30 the previous evening he rapidly became worse and died at 1:25 am, death being attributable to Cardiac Neuritis or paralysis of the heart.Joseph Carroll was born May 30, 1849 at Scranton, Penn. He was married to Anna Kane, February 11th, 1880, and who proceeded him in death May 1916. He was the father of thirteen children, three of whom died in infancy. Those surviving are: Charles Carroll of Ekalaka, MT; Mrs. Benj. Reese, Salt Lake City, UT; Mrs. C.W. Nies, Sioux City, IA; Will Carroll, Creighton; Joe Carroll, Ekalaka, MT; Vincent Carroll, Creighton,; Mrs. Henry Goetsch, George, Gerald, and Edmund Carroll of Huntington Beach, CA. He is also survived by three sisters residing in CA, a brother in New Jersey and another in Lynch, Nebraska.Being in his 74th year of age, Joseph Carroll was very active and participated in the usual routine of superintending the ranch which was thoroughly equipped and on which was much livestock. He homesteaded southwest of Creighton and during his lifetime acquired additional land holdings. He contributed much to the community in that he made a ready home market and through his operations absorbed much of the livestock and feed for such throughout the countryside. The funeral was held in Creighton Monday morning from St. Ludger’s church. Father Windolph celebrating the requium mass and conducting the funeral service. Interment was made in St. Ludger’s cemetery. The Creighton News unites with the many friends of the family in extending condolences to those who mourn the loss of a father.

William Carroll, 1939.

Funeral services for William Carroll of Dallas, SD, were held here on Monday morning at 10 o'clock from the St. Ludger's Catholic church. The last rites were conducted by the pastor Father Windolph in the presence of a large gathering of relatives and friends. A huge floral display surrounded the (bler? ). Interment was made in the St. Ludger's cemetery beside his parents, who prededed him to the other world. Casket bearers were long time friends of the deceased. They were Jack O'Neill and Jack Wright of Gregory, SD; Lawrence O'Malley of Chambers, NE, and J.J. Kennedy, E.J. Healey and Wid Turner of this city. Mr. Carroll died on Friday morning at the Mother of Grace hospital at Gregory, SD, following a three weeks illness. His death was attributed to chronic bronchitis, which later developed into heart trouble. Born at Scranton, PA on July 29, 1874, his age at death was 64 years, 5 months, and 7 days. He spent the days of his youth and grew to young manhood in the community, coming here at hte age of three with his parents, who located on a farm west of Creighton. When a young man, the lure of baseball called him, and he played on a NE, SD, and for a time was with the Prescott, AZ team. He was recognized as one of the best catchers in this part of the state and was a valuable man on the Creighton Teams of 1901 and 1902. At the close of his baseball career, Mr. Carroll was employed as a salesman for the Gunn Brewing Co., of WI, and traveled on the road for four years. He then became engaged in business at Dallas and Gregory, SD, for a number of years. His last enterprise was a hardware store at Dallas. The past eight years, and up to the time of his illness and death, he was an employee of the government, but, lately only worked part time, owing to declining health. He was united in marriage to Miss Ida Mattern of Creighton at Gregory, SD on 26 Oct. 1911, and the couple located inDallas, which has since been their home. To this union were born six children, one son, passing away in infancy. Surviving him are the widow and five children, Mary, Helen, Alice Claire, Betty Jean, Jerry and Pat. Other relatives who mourn his departure are four brothers, Frank and Peter of Creighton, John of Atkinson, Charles of Long Beach, CA, and five sisters, Mary, Elizabeth, and Mrs. Elmer Collen of Creighton, Sister Leander of Chicago, and Mrs. LaRue Broghamer of Hot Springs, SD.

Creighton News, Thurs. 12 Jan 1939, pg.1

Ida Carroll, 1939

Mrs. Ida Carroll of Dallas, SD, former Creighton woman, passed away in the St. Joseph hospital in Omaha, on Thursday morning at 7 o'clock. Death was attributed to cancer after a lingering illness. She was taken ill in late January this year, and after that time was under the care of a specialist at Omaha, and stayed at the home of a sister, Mrs. P.S. Sandoz. When her condition became serious, she was taken to the St. Joseph hospital for care and medical attention. She bore her sufferings bravely, and during her long illness, was always pleasant and cheerful. Death came to Mrs. Carroll just seven months and seven days after her husband's death, which occurred January 6, 1939. Ida Mattern was born on a farm near Winnetoon in 1886, and had she lived until October 27, 1939, she would have attained the age of 53. She received her education in a rural school near Winnetoon and attended the St. Ludger's Academy in Creighton two terms. After that time, Mrs. Carroll taught one term at a rural school near Center. At the age of 19, she came to Creighton with her parents who established their home in this city. Here she was engaged as a clerk in the Chas. Emick store, and also as a telephone operator. Later she went to Dallas, SD and accepted a phone operator's position until her marriage. On October 26, 1910, she was united in wedlock to William Carroll at Gregory, SD and located at Dallas. To this union, six children were born. One son, Wm. Jr. died in infancy. Three daughters and to sons, who mourn the departure of their mother, are: Mary Ellen, Alice Claire, Betty Jean, and Jerry and Pat. Other surviving relatives are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Mattern, Creighton; four sisters, Mrs. P.C. Sandoz, Omaha; Mrs. Joe Schwartz, Winnetoon; Mrs. Joe Nolan, Sioux City; Mrs. B. F. Jeffers, Hastings; two brothers, Joe of Yankton, SD and Edward of Creighton; besides a host of friends, both here and at Dallas. The body was brought to Creighton on Friday and funeral services were held on Saturday at 9 o'clock from the St. Ludger's Catholic church. The pastor, Father Windolph, celebrated requiem high mass and delivered an inspiring sermon. Interment was in the Catholic cemetery beside her husband. Many beautiful floral arrangements surrounded the casket attesting to the love and esteem in which she was held. Besides the children, out of town relatives and friends attending the last rites were: Mr. and Mrs. Ben Parr, Mrs. R.E. Montgomery, and Mrs. Win Doctor, Norfolk; Mrs. LaRue Broghamer and daughter of Hot Springs, SD; Mr. and Mrs. John Carroll and son Donald of Atkinson; Lawrence O'Malley, Chambers; Mrs. Pauline Grinnell, Ray Fitzgerald, and L.A. Ilier of Dallas, SD; and John Wingert and Robert Bruce of Chambers, NE.
Creighton News, Thurs, 17 Aug 1939, pg.1


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