Ila M. Carr


Date: Wed, January 31, 2018
Start time: 5:00 pm
God's Outreach Deliverance International
3826 ½ Douglas Avenue
Arrangements By:
The Cremation Society of Iowa


Ila M. Carr

Ila Mae Carr, age 86, passed away peacefully at home on January 28, 2018, while surrounded by her family. A Celebration of Life will be held 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at God’s Outreach Deliverance International, 3826 ½ Douglas Avenue.

Ila was born February 16, 1931 in Redfield, the daughter of Don and Edith (Lavaisy) Hodson. Ila was a proud longtime employee at the Salvation Army.

Ila enjoyed flower gardening. She liked to travel with casino bus trips.

Ila loved her family and having company over. She especially enjoyed preparing meals for her family at Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

Ila is survived by her children: Robert Carr, Ruth Graham, Vicki Maher, Paula Shields, and Laura Carr; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and her sister, Lenora Schlenker.

Ila was preceded in death by her parents, Don and Edith Hodson; her husband, Hugh Carr; and her sons, Alan Carr and Vince Carr.

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