Obituary of Mildred Carr Hunt |

Obituary of Mildred Carr Hunt

On Aug. 2, 2015 Mildred Carr Hunt passed away peacefully at her home in Eskaton, Grass Valley. She died at the age of 95 after recent treatment for various ailments.

Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nevada City.

Graveside services will follow at Sierra Memorial Lawn.

Mildred was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 12, 1920 to Alfred Edward Henry Cardwell and Gertrude Williams. She was the youngest of four children, having three older brothers.

She grew up in Tracy, California, and after Tracy High School, enrolled at UC Berkeley and graduated in 1942 with a major in music and minor in French. She later earned a certificate in secondary education.

She married William Boice Carr and they had two children, David and Philip. William died in 1942. Mildred married Edward James Hunt in 1947 and they had a son, Steven.

Ed and Mildred lived most of their lives in Menlo Park, California, where she taught school for close to 25 years. She was very active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and particularly enjoyed accompanying and directing choirs.

After retirement, they moved to Alta Sierra. While living there, Mildred loved gardening, playing golf and spoiling her beloved Brittany spaniels.

Ed passed a number of years ago and later Mildred moved to Eskaton in Grass Valley.

She leaves behind three sons, David Carr (Maria) of St. Louis, Missouri, Philip Carr (Jane) of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Steven Hunt; and a loving daughter-in-law, Gayle Hunt of Amarillo, Texas. In addition, she leaves seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

She will be missed by all that knew her, especially her family.

Arrangements are under the care of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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