Jerome D. Karr, age 63, passed away on the morning of August 22, 1998.

He was born in Royalton, Illinois, on May 14, 1935 to Vera Lee Russell and Archie E. Karr.Jerry married Charolette Christensen on October 25, 1957, and helped raise three sons. They were later divorced.

He was employed by the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, as a yard office clerk for 34 years. He retired in 1986.

Jerry was a very talented writer of poetry and had many of his poems published in various magazines of poetry.

Survived by sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Kenneth Tomsic, Helper, "I loved you a lot Jerry and may you find peace;" nieces and nephews, Gary and Renate Tomsic, Wenatchee, WA; Kyle and Melanie Tomsic, Salt Lake City; Lana and David Phelps, Grand Junction, CO; Kendra Tomsic, Gina Tomsic, both of Salt Lake City; Carol and Jeff Jensen, St. George. Preceded in death by parents; and brother, Donald Karr.

Memorial graveside service, Friday, August 28, 1998, 1 p.m. Mt. View Cemetery, Helper, Utah, under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

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