PRESQUE ISLE and LIMESTONE – Carl Coleman Ireland, 93, of Dewberry Drive, Presque Isle, formerly of Limestone, died Tuesday evening, July 4, 2006, at a Presque Isle healthcare facility, after a brief illness. He was born May 9, 1913, in Fort Fairfield, the son of Coleman Oscar and Jennie Alta (Jameson) Ireland. He was a graduate of the Fort Fairfield high school and was married to Ruth Mae Ward April 30, 1937, who passed away in April 1994. He subsequently married Amy Holmquist in April 1996, who passed away in April 2004. Carl was a potato farmer in Limestone for 40 years in partnership with his brother, Walter. He was a member of the Limestone Rotary Club, past master of the Limestone Masonic Lodge No. 214 AF & AM and a master of the Limestone Grange. He served on the board of selectman of the town of Limestone and was a member of the Limestone Methodist Church, and in later years attended Gray Memorial United Methodist Church, Caribou. Carl enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and round and square dancing. In addition to his parents and wives, he was predeceased by four sisters, Audrey Brochu, Marian Ireland, Ruth Langley and Helen Lister. Mr. Ireland is survived by two sons, Dale Ireland of West Hollywood, Calif. and Wayne Ireland and his wife, Donna, of Gorham; one daughter, Carol Harrell and her husband, Ronald, of Meadville, Pa.; three stepdaughters, Peggy Nelson and her husband, Robert, of Nobleboro, Jane Murphy and her husband, James, of Westbrook, Norma Brenton and her husband, John, of Bangor; two brothers, Walter Ireland of Caribou, Winston Ireland and his wife, Jean, of East Longmeadow, Mass.; one sister, Glenis Hale of St. Louis; four grandchildren, Deborah Sagara, Scott Ireland, Amy Harrell, Stephen Harrell; 11 stepgrandchildren, Terri Nelson, Traci Halvorson, Trudi Gillen, Geoffrey and Scott LeShane, Daniel, Nora, Caitlin and Samuel Murphy, Kyle and Tyler Brenton; two great-grandchildren; seven great-stepgrandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main St., Fort Fairfield, where a Masonic memorial service will be conducted 7 p.m., by the officers and members of the Limestone Lodge No. 214 AF & AM. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, July 13, at the funeral home with the Rev. Anna Beach officiating. Private interment will take place at the Webster Cemetery, Limestone. A time of continued fellowship with refreshments, will be held at the VFW Paul Lockhart Post No. 6187, Presque Isle Street, Fort Fairfield, immediately after the funeral service. Those who wish may contribute in memory of Mr. Ireland to the Limestone United Methodist Church, 45 Burleigh Ave., Limestone, ME 04750 or the Gray Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 69, Caribou, ME 04736. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.