Martin Leonard Carraher


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Martin Leonard Carraher

  • Born: 27 May 1927, Spalding, Greeley County, Nebraska
  • Marriage: Augrey Louise Phillips
  • Died: 15 Jan 2011, Edgewood, Santa Fe County, New Mexico at age 83
  • Buried: 21 Jan 2011, Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Obituary, Jan 2011. Martin L. Carraher, 83, of Edgewood, NM passed away on January 15, 2011.

Martin was born and raised in Spalding, NE. He joined the Coast Guard in 1945, and he served in WWII. After the war, he located to Peoria, IL where he learned and worked in the printing business.

In 1959 Martin moved to Albuquerque, NM. He founded Vanguard Printing in 1975 and worked there until his retirement in 2005.

Martin also owned and ran Singletree Thoroughbred Ranch in Edgewood, NM where he lived since 1984.

Martin is survived by his wife, Shari Carraher of Edgewood, NM; son, David Carraher and daughter-in-law, Gina of Elephant Butte, NM; brother, Robert Carraher of Omaha, NE; sisters, Patricia (Reggie) Dobson of Cedar Rapids, NE and Kathy Eckland of St. Cloud, FL; granddaughter, Elizabeth Senzell of CA; and two great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Audrey (Phillips) Carraher; son, Martin Carraher, Jr.; daughter, Cheryl Carraher; brother, Thomas Carraher; and sisters, Alice Delancey, Rosemary Carraher and Bernadette Costello.

Burial was at Santa Fe National Cemetery,Friday, January 21, 2011.


Martin married Augrey Louise Phillips, daughter of Roy Coy Phillips and Mable Clara Marble. (Augrey Louise Phillips was born on 12 Dec 1929 in Hemingford, Box Butte County, Nebraska, died on 19 Dec 1985 in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, Plot: Sec 20, lot 7.)

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