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Michael Earl Carritt

December 25, 1950 ~ December 28, 2021 (age 71)

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Michael Earl Carritt, 71, of Little Sioux, Iowa passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Bryan Medical Center, Lincoln, Nebraska due to complications of Covid-19.

A memorial service will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, January 6, 2022 at the Rush Family Chapel, Onawa, Iowa with John Carritt and Mary Hamer, officiating. (Please bring and wear masks). The memorial service will be live streamed on Michaela Carritt’s Facebook page. A private family burial will be held at a later date in the Little Sioux Cemetery, Little, Sioux, Iowa. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.

Michael Earl was born December 25, 1950 in Onawa, Iowa the son of Kenneth and Margaret (Adams) Carritt. He grew up in Little Sioux, Iowa and graduated from West Harrison in 1971.

Michael and Helen Faye Morlan were united into marriage July 12, 1975 in Mondamin, Iowa. To this union four children were born, Michaela, Kenny, Danny, and Abby.

Over the years Michael was a truck driver, welder, farmer, and helped in construction. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and was an avid outdoorsman. Michael loved to go on duck and goose hunts. He enjoyed listening to audio books including Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, and Western “Preacher”.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Carritt of Little Sioux, Iowa; children, Michaela (Demetrius) Carritt, Kenny (Brandi) Carritt, Danny (Jeannie) Carritt, and Abby (Jeremy) Carrritt; seven grandchildren, Essie, Lillie, Jonathan, Emma, Landon, Grayson, and Shylyn; two great-grandchildren, Amarion, and Braylin; brothers and sisters, John (Sandy) Carritt, Danny Carritt, Mary (Tim) Hamer, Janene (Tim) Steckelberg, and Marty (Carla) Carritt; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Margaret Carritt; brother, Terry Carritt; and granddaughter, Alyssa Jennings.

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Memorial Service
January 6, 2022

11:00 AM
Rush Family Chapel
1629 10th Street
Onawa, IA 51040

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