Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) - April 27, 1995
HAVANA -- Alger F. "Bummer"
Carpenter, 86, of 815 S. 10th died at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 26, 1995, at
Mason District Hospital in Havana.
Born Sept. 2, 1908, in Lynchburg Township, Mason County, to Arthur and Effie
Sarff Carpenter, he married Fern Kramer in 1939. She preceded him in death. He
later married Vada Smith in 1956 in Beardstown. She survives.
Also surviving are one stepdaughter, Mrs. James (Eileen) Moak of Mississippi;
two stepgrandchildren; two stepgreat- grandchildren; and two brothers, Paul of
Janesville, Wis., and George of Chandlerville. He was preceded in death by six
He was a member of the Havana Fire Department for 40 years. He was fire chief
for 35 years and operated the garage for a number of years.
He was a member of the Methodist faith.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana. The
Rev. Warren Hughes will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at
the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Bath.
Memorials may be made to Mason District Hospital.
Contributed by: Sherry McCullough