Carr, Lucille (née Butcher) (Died on 7 Jan 1989)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Jan 1989, p. 170, 171

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Memorial services for Lucille Butcher Carr of Oak Park were held Jan. 9 at the First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette. Mrs. Carr died Jan. 7 at West Suburban Hospital Medical Center. She was 88. Mrs. Carr was born Oct. 13, 1900 in Springville, Iowa. She received a bachelor's degree in home economics from Ames College and was an artist and teacher until her retirement in 1965. She was a member of Oak Park Art League, Pen Women, and Mills House seniors, where she taught painting. She left a large number of her own watercolor paintings and a large collection of engravings by her husband, a graduate of the Art Institute. Mrs. Carr's brother, Harry Butcher, a Navy attache to General Eisenhower during World War II, wrote the bestseller, "My Three Years with Eisenhower." Mrs. Carr is survived by her son, Horton, of Oak Park; and daughter, Marijane Carr of Wilmette; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Interment was in Springville, Iowa.

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19 Jan 1989
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7 Jan 1989
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Carr, Lucille (née Butcher) (Died on 7 Jan 1989)