Carrie Alice Bartlett, 94, of Buhl, passed away at Woodland Assisted Living on Sunday, August 5, 2012.
Carrie was born on April 1, 1918 in Gooding, Idaho. Her parents were Hirom and Etta Mink. She had nine brothers and sisters. She was the 5th child. She is survived by sisters, Laura McCabe of Filer, Virginia Bright of Filer, and sister-in-law, Betty Mink of Wendell.
Carrie attended school in Gooding, Idaho. She married Oscar Bartlett on September 7, 1935. They lived at West Point in Wendell, Idaho farming and raising cattle. They later moved to Buhl, Idaho.
Carrie and Oscar had seven children and one step-son. Her first child passed away shortly after he was born. Then they were blessed with a son, Ralph of Alaska. Then all girls, Arlene (John) Kiser of Hagerman, Jackie Jensen (deceased), Maxine (Dean) Haumont of Buhl, Juanita (Jim) DeVall of Rupert and Mary (Barry) Buckendorf of Utah.
She was proud of her children's accomplishments and achievements, and thought the world of her son-in-law's and grand children.
Our mother will always be remembered for making our school clothes, canning and preparing daily meals. She was such a hard worker and spent all her days raising her family, baby sitting for everyone plus her grandchildren. She did all this with no complaining. Words cannot express the kindness she gave all of us. She was truly beautiful inside and out.
Carrie had 25 grandchildren and lots of great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar, two sons, Alvin and Marvin, a daughter, Jackie and a grand-daughter Brooke, two grandsons, Joseph and Evan and a daughter-in-law, Joan.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 at the Wendell Cemetery. A viewing will be 4 - 7 Thurs. Aug. 9, at Farmer Funeral Chapel in Buhl.