03/04/09 - NNHS Newsletter - Carl DeVard
Carl John DeVard, Jr.
Friends and Schoolmates,
We have still more sad news to report. Carl DeVard of IL, my sons' former scoutmaster and a close personal friend of our family, passed away in Magna, UT on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at the age of 73.
From http://www.wilsonmcreynolds.com - 03/04/09:
||Carl John DeVard, Jr.
Carl John DeVard, Jr., age 73, of
Marion, IL, passed away at 9:00 p.m. Saturday, February 28, 2009, in Magna,
Utah at the home of his son, Joshua.
He was born in Oak Park, IL on May 2, 1935, the son of Carl John DeVard, Sr. and Beulah Marguerite (Lewis) DeVard.
Carl was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located south of West Frankfort, IL.
He attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale where he was the campus photographer. As a young man Carl joined the U.S. Air Force Reserves and served as a medical specialist which was the organization that later developed into Physicians Assistants.
He was united in marriage to Marinel Locke in December of 1971, in Godfrey, IL and to this union five children were born.
His professional career included contracting and
carpentry. He owned a construction business and collected many different
woodworking tools. Carl also enjoyed buying and selling real estate. He
worked for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a mechanic,
maintaining and upgrading many church buildings throughout Southern
Kay Deffley - Mar 5th, 2009 at 09:47 AM:
I met Carl and Marinel DeVard in 1973 as we began our Mary Kay careers together. My sympathy to their children. Carl was a very loving and caring friend. I would very much appreciate your forwarding this message on to his former wife, Marinel, asking her to contact me. Thank you.
Dale And Dean Halleman - Mar 5th, 2009 at 08:56 PM:
C.J., Josh, Sterling, Jordan, and Sariah, We are sorry to hear about your Dad and know it is hard for you to lose him. You are in our thoughts and prayers, hold on to your knowledge that he is in a higher plain and in no pain anymore. Your testimonies will get you through this time. We know you have family that will always be there for you together as sibs and you always have each other to talk to and hold on to. Your mom is one of a kind and will keep you in step together leaning on Christ. God bless you all and our love to each of you, Dale and Dean Halleman
Kelly Halleman - Mar 5th, 2009 at 11:14 PM:
Josh, Sorry to hear about your loss. We are thinking of you and your family. Sincerely, Kelly, Sarah, Deven, Kyra, and Kylee Halleman
Debbi Locke McMahon - Mar 6th, 2009 at 03:33 PM:
We have so many good memories of you all - CJ, Josh, Jordon, Sariah and Sterling, as well as your Mom & Dad. Hang on to your faith during this time. God Bless and we love you. Lindsay and Debbi Locke McMahon
Todd, Carol Graden And Girls - Mar 6th, 2009 at 05:07 PM:
CJ, Josh, Sterling, Jordan and Sariah, We were so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Sandy Cooley - Mar 6th, 2009 at 07:59 PM
C.J., Josh, Sterling, Jordan, and Sariah, I just wanted to let you know that I was sorry to hear about your dad. He was a good man. Tim and Troy always thought so much of him. It is a loss, but we know that it is only a temporary one and before long you will all be together again. You are all in my prayers. Love ya all. Sandy Cooley
We offer our deepest condolences to the DeVard family at this difficult time.
From Sariah's Facebook Pages - 03/04/09:
|BYU - Hawaii||BYU - Hawaii|
|Carl and Jordan||Joshua, Carl, Jordan, Sariah, Sterling, and Cori Anne||Carl, Donovan, and Sterling||CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: Sariah, Joshua, Carl, Cori Anne, Donovan, Sterling, and Jorddan||CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Jordan, Joshua, Sterling, Donovan, Cori Anne, Sariah, and Carl|
From Me ('65) of IL - 03/06/09:
is one of my favorite photographs because of the happy memory it evokes.
Several of us were standing around in the foyer talking after church, when
suddenly Adrienne who was only six weeks old all but jumped into Carl's arms
- much to the delight of all.
Carl was always a good friend - to all of our family. We shall miss him.
|Sunday, September 13, 1987 - Litchfield, IL|
Carl DeVard and
From Linda May Bond Crayton ('66) of VA - 03/07/09:
I am so sad to hear of the loss of your friend. The pictures you were kind enough to put up shows he will be with us, still, through the many fine looking children he has left behind for a long time to come. Like you, he is blessed with family, each one a piece of him.
Thank you so much, Linda May! Carl's funeral was one of the most spiritual we've ever attended, and his children were as beautiful and delightful as ever.
This information is also posted here:
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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Be Still, My Soul
Katharina von Schlegel, b.
Translated by Jane Borthwick (1813 - 1897);
Music by Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Be still, my soul:
The Lord is on thy side;
With patience bear thy cross of grief or pain.
Leave to thy God to order and provide;
In ev'ry change, He faithful will remain.
Be still, my soul: Thy best, thy heav'nly Friend
Thru thorny ways leads to a joyful end.
Be still, my soul:
Thy God doth undertake
To guide the future as He has the past.
Thy hope, thy confidence let nothing shake;
All now mysterious shall be bright at last.
Be still my soul: The waves and winds still know
His voice who ruled them while He dwelt below.
Be still, my soul:
The hour is hast'ning on
When we shall be forever with the Lord,
When disappointment, grief, and fear are gone,
Sorrow forgot, love's purest joys restored.
Be still, my soul: When change and tears are past,
All safe and blessed we shall meet at last.
"Be Still, My Soul"
midi sequenced by my then 18 year old #6 son, Dale Harty - 04/16/02
"Be Still, My Soul" lyrics transcribed by Carol Buckley Harty ('65) - 04/16/02
Greg Olsen Paintings courtesy of http://gregolsengallery.com – 01/27/05
Animated United States Air Force Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Blackwork Flowers Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/04
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