June 20, 2022

JASPER- A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel in Carthage for Gene Etter, 84, who died Wednesday, June 15, 2022 in Carthage. Masonic Rites will be conducted. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Jasper.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.

Survivors include two sons, Mike Baltimore and wife Janis, Carthage and Jay Baltimore, Springfield and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Etter; a son, Myra Baltimore; one infant brother and one sister, Betty Hole.

Mr. Etter was born Feb. 15, 1938, in Jasper, to Guernsey Etter and Edith Murphy. He was a lifetime resident of Jasper. He managed Webb’s Hardware Store and was a member of the United Methodist Church, both in Jasper. He was an assistant Boy Scout leader, was in the National Guard and was a member of the Masonic Lodges AF & AM Jasper Lodge.

He married Lois Abe. She died in 2017.