Joseph G. Carr
Date of Birth
February 12, 1941
Auburn, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
July 24, 2020
Wahoo, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Thursday, July 30, 2020 ~ 10:30 a.m.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at Sunrise North Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
**Face masks are required

Visitation Directions

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 ~ 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska


In care of the family.

*Service will be live streamed on the Svoboda Funeral Home Facebook page

Joseph G. Carr, 79, of Wahoo, NE, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 24, 2020 at his home surrounded by family in Wahoo, NE.  He was born February 12, 1941 in Auburn, NE to Sidney Michael and Alma Louise (Wrisinger) Carr.  In 1959, Joe graduated from Auburn High School in Auburn, NE.  He served his country in the U.S. Air Force until he was honorably discharged in 1964.  On June 25, 1961, Joe was united in marriage to IvaDell Hahn at St. Matthew Church in Johnson, NE.

Joe worked for Lincoln Telephone & Telegraph for over 35 years until his retirement.  He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, American Legion #82, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Kiwanis Club and the Frank H. Woods Pioneers.  Joe volunteered at many organization through the years, as a scout leader and an election poll volunteer.  He was a great man, husband, father and grandfather.  His greatest pride and joy was his family.

He is survived by children, Terry Carr, JoDell (Chris) Hajek, Christi (Shannon) Light, Cheryl (Toby) Anderson and Caryl (Chuck) Johannsen; grandchildren, Tiara, Tiffany, Tyler, C.J. (Alicia), Amanda (Cole), Ben, Christopher, Trevor, Avery, Olivia, Emma, Reed and Delaney; 5 great-grandchildren; siblings, Juanita (Andy) Love, Sandra Brubek, Shirley Goff, Sharon (Danny) Jewell, Nancy Seybert and Robin Konigsmark; sister-in-law, Wanda Carr; many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by beloved wife of 55 years, Iva Dell Carr; parents, Sidney and Alma Carr; brothers, Richard Carr and Jack Carr.

Condolences for Joseph G. Carr
  1. Donna Johnson
    • July 26, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    So very sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. Many years ago, we used to play cards with him and IvaDell. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Blessings to you.

  2. Lisa Petska
    • July 26, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    So sorry for your loss. Joe was the sweetest man, he will be missed.

  3. Tausha Pokorny
    • July 26, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    My heart hurts seeing this news. Joe was such a gentle, soft spoken and wonderful man during my time caring for him at South Haven. I also enjoyed getting to know all is wonderful family, he always spoke so highly of his girls. My thoughts are with you all as you grieve the loss of your father. May he rest in peace as he has now reunited with your mother.

  4. Garry Ridgley
    • July 27, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    So sorry to hear this. Condolences to the family So many good memories from work, and the Eagles.

  5. Mary Nemecek Zech
    • July 28, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    So sorry for your loss. I worked with Joe back in the 90’s in the Wahoo office for LT&T. He was always kind and I can’t ever remember him getting angry. He was a gentle soul and will be missed. My prayers go out to the family.

  6. Rod and Jennifer Ulm
    • July 28, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss and know that we are sending prayers for your family’s healing 💕

  7. Larry Stuchlik
    • July 28, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    i worked with joe a lot of years .One of the most humble and smartest guy you would want to meet. He’s with IvaDell now.Rest in peace

  8. Sheryl
    • July 29, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    Your friends at First Nebraska Title are sad to hear of the death of your Dad. Our prayers are with you.

  9. Lisa Gonzalez
    • July 29, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    JoDell and Family: We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Hoping you feel surrounded by love, great memories, and moments of peace and comfort during this difficult time. We love you dear friend – Beth, Sandi, Sheryl, and Lisa.

  10. Anonymous
    • July 29, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    So sorry to hear about Joe! Certainly remember the times we spent in high school! May the Lord surround you with his love at this time!

  11. Pat Jarvis
    • July 29, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    So sorry about Joe! I remember lots of times in Auburn High School! May the Lord surround you with his peace love at this time!

  12. Kristi Andersen
    • July 30, 2020 - 1 week ago

    My heart and prayers go out to all of you. I loved your dad. He was such a positive, kind soul and will be missed. I pray that all of the great memories of him will help you get through this tough time.

    Thinking of you,
    Kristi and Ryan Shanahan

  13. ShirleyGoff
    • July 30, 2020 - 1 week ago

    My thought are with you, I am sorry the current conditions prevent me from being there in person

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