Updates for Attendees from 1950-1959

DEATHS

Paul Carrier (BA 1957)

Reverend Paul Kindred Carrier, 78, joined his Lord in Heaven on Monday, January 20, 2014 at 11:20 a.m. Born October 27, 1935, in Hammond, Indiana, he was the youngest son of Reverend BW and Prudence Carrier and brother to Warren and Jean. He made the decision to serve the Lord in ministry and attended Minnesota Bible College, where he met and married his lifelong helpmate, Donna Kraemer. They were married for 57 years, until his passing. Ever God’s faithful servant, he served in the ministry for over 60 years, pastoring 8 congregations and leading Atlanta Christian College (now Point University) for a time. He began his service to the Lord at Forest Park Church of Christ in Forest Park, Minnesota, moving on to South Louisville Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky. He and Donna started a mission church at First Christian Church in Lansing, Illinois and also started their family with the adoption of their first “J” – Jennifer Lynn. They moved on to First Christian Church in Elizabethtown, Kentucky and adopted their second “J” – Jeffrey Paul. Spring Branch Christian Church called them next and the third “J” – Jonathan Lee – was born into their growing family. Reverend Carrier was then called into the leadership of Atlanta Christian College, where he was instrumental in the college acquiring accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. After 6 years of serving and helping the college move forward, he made the decision to go back to his first love, pastoring a congregation. He was the first pastor at the new Kenwood Christian Church, in Fayetteville, Georgia, preaching from a pulpit set up in an old print shop. He ministered there until 2001, when he retired from the full-time ministry. However, he continued to serve and worked with churches that were unable to afford a full-time minister, including First Christian Church in Bremen, Georgia and Brooks Christian Church in Brooks, Georgia. He touched countless lives throughout his service and was always ready to serve and minister to those he met. He is preceded into death by his parents and brother, Warren, and sister, Jean. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Donna Arliss Carrier, daughter Jenny Stewart (John), son Jeff Carrier (Katherine), son Jon Carrier (Christa), grandchildren Caleb Carrier, Courtney Carrier, Kindy Carrier, CJ Carrier and Colby Carrier, step-grandchildren Amanda Stewart and Patrick Stewart and step-great-granddaughter Ava Spears. Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm with a memorial services following at 3:00 pmat Christ’s Church @ Whitewater, located at 1577 Highway 85 South, Fayetteville, Georgia 30215. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Carrier Scholarship Fund, c/o Point University, 507 West 10th Street, West Point, Georgia 31833 or the Brooks Christian Church Building Fund, c/o Brooks Christian Church, P. O. Box 207, Brooks, Georgia 30205. SouthCare Cremation and Funeral Society. 

Christian Music 1956 Ardyce Margery (Tootie) McCaleb Huhn

Ardyce Margery Huhn

 
May 14, 1933 - October 3, 2013
Obituary

Ardyce Margery (Tootie) McCaleb Huhn went to be with her Lord at the age of 80 on October 3, 2013 at 8 pm in Bakersfield, California. She was born in Marion Township, Olmsted County in Minnesota. Originally living in Minnesota she moved to Ontario, CA in the 1940's.

She met and married her husband, Robert Jean Huhn, on April 19, 1963 when she was a church secretary at Inglewood Christian Church. She is survived by her Husband and children Lesley Huhn (Merrilee), Shereen Buetler (John), Darrin Huhn, and Dionne Medlin (Greg); her grandchildren, and great-grandson, her 2 sisters and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

her education included Minnesota Bible College and Pacific Christian College (now Hope International University). She was a teacher at Alvarado Christian School, Inglewood Christian School, Sea Tac Christian Academy, as well as many preschools and Bible schools at the churches she attended.

She will Also be missed by her brothers and sisters in Christ at Christ's Church of the Valley, where she attended and volunteered endlessly in service for her Lord.

She will be fondly remembered for the many quilts that she lovingly made for her family, friends and community.

 

1958-1959 Janet (Stelton) Eckman

Janet L. Eckman, age 72, of Kimball died Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at her home with her family at her side after a hard fought battle with breast cancer. 

Memorial Services were held March 4, 2013 at the Kimball Church of Christ with Pastors Jon Albert and Jerry Albert officiating.  Memorials are preferred to the Kimball Church of Christ Benevolent / Mission Outreach Fund.  

Janet Leona Eckman was born March 25, 1940 at home in Maine Prairie Township to Marvin and Carrie (Vannurden) Stelton.  She graduated from Kimball High School with the Class of 1958 and went on to attend Minnesota Bible College in Minneapolis.  On March 25, 1960, she was united in marriage to Richard Louis Eckman at the Kimball Church of Christ.  Janet was a homemaker and helped on the family farm.  She also worked for 20 years as a special education para professional at the Kimball Elementary School.  The most important relationship in her life was with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  She lived out her faith as a member of the Church of Christ in Kimball, where she served as a Sunday school teacher and church pianist; she was also active in the Positive Peace Makers quilting group and making cards for the W.C.O.  She enjoyed sewing and needle work, playing the piano, reading, doing puzzles and playing word games.  Janet was one of the best huggers ever and was known for her love for her family and her ministry of encouragement. 

She is survived by her husband Richard; children & their spouses Shari & Ed Goff of Maple Lake, Jed & Gay Linn Eckman of Bruce, SD, Penny & Robert Blanchard of Kimball, Melissa & Geff Goodfellow of Bruce, SD and Faye & Vern Nelson of Cokato; sisters Jeanie & Joe Froehling of Excelsior, Ruthie & Ben Eder of Kimball and Betty Lou Hoeft of Kimball; 18 grandchildren Adrienne, Justin, Erin, Devin, Dylan, Colton, Kylie, Lane, Weston, Carl, Jace, Cade, Chance, Jake, Carrie, Jubal, Reuben and JennyGrace; 8 great grandchildren Camden, Ashton, Amelia, Ayden, Paisley, AveryAnn, Jet and Max; and a host of extended family and friends.  04/23/2013

 

 

 

  

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