Carla Jeanne Flint
September 26, 1930 – March 11, 2018
Carla Jeanne Flint passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 11, 2018.
A private gathering will be held Saturday March 31st.
Mother had been in the care of Teton Acute Care Center. Her husband Cecil was by her side as he had been for the past 63 years.
Mother was born in Logan Utah September 26th, 1930 to Sydney C. Garrard and Arvella Cazair Garrard. She was the eldest child of the five children born to that union. Rolita, George, Gerald, and Marlin were her siblings. She had a brother Robert 14 months older that she dearly loved as well as LaRae and Gary Archibald. Stories were told of how fiercely she protected her brothers and sister. She remained this way all of her life. The majority of mothers schooling was in Laurel Montana and Pocatello Idaho, She graduated in 1949 from Kalispell High School.
Mother enjoyed sewing dolls, stuffed animals clothes and quilts. She embroidered many items as gifts for family and friends. Each grandchild has received a special quilt from her. Mother enjoyed having pets. Cats and dogs particularly. When she was younger she enjoyed horses very much.
Mother was an especially dedicated and proud grandmother and cared deeply for her grandchildren: Steed Flint, Brittney Flint Martinez, Joshua Cecil Flint, Aaron Bagley, Brooke Flint Grover, Brianne Flint Semens, Nathaniel Moore, Lucas Michael Hansen, Devri Flint Ashton and Kennedy Flint. Mother has 17 great grandchildren.
Mother is also survived by her kind and patient husband Cecil Flint, step daughter,Terria Lou Flint-Toelkes, son, Michael Flint, daughter, Bobbe Flint, and sons, Dane Flint and Andrew Flint, sister, Rolita Blanco and brother Gary Lynn Archibald.
Mother was preceded in death by her parents, and infant son Scott Douglas Flint. Brothers, Bob Garrard, Gerald Garrard, George Garrard, Marlin Garrard and LaRae Archibald Hartman. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter as she loved cats and dogs. The family wishes to thank Josh Flint and Andy Flint for the constant care of Carla and Cecil while in the home, As well as the fine staff at Teton Acute Care Center. We also wish to thank Delores Smoot for her kindness and generosity over many years to our mother.
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Carla Jeanne Flint
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March 29, 2018
Carla was absolutely one of the best people I have ever met.
We lost touch over the years but I always thought about her.
I am so sorry for your loss and I for one will never forget her.
March 28, 2018
Couldn't ask for a more loving and caring grandma. Always thier with her Cadillac to insure her grandkids needs was well attended. You are missed