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Leoran Q. "Ora" Carter
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1894
Reno County
Kansas, USA
Death: May 19, 1970
Canon City
Fremont County
Colorado, USA

The Ulysses News, Vol 79, Thursday, 4 June 1970, page 3


Leoran Quintillis (Ora) Carter was born in Reno County, Kansas, October 31, 1894, one of 13 children born to Levi and Alta Carter. They moved to Grant County when Ora was a small child. He was united in marriage to Bertha Belle Anderson, March 25, 1916, in Ulysses. To this union was born twin daughters, Laura and Laurette. Their oldest granddaughter, Jeane, also made her home with them. They lived in the Menno Community until 1920 when they moved to Lakin. He worked as a barber for Charlie Smith and in 1929 he started work as a mechanic for the Judd Motor Co. In 1929 he and Jim Winland went into business as mechanics at the Sandy Camp now Petersons. He later built a shop at his home on Hamilton Street, which he operated until his retirement. Mrs. Carter died in 1963. He was married to Mrs. Alice Gillispie in Canon City, Colorado, October 11, 1964, where he lived until his death.

He was interested in fishing, hunting and gardening and was especially proud of the excellent roses in his garden. Death came as he was working in his yard Tuesday, May 19, in Canon City. He was 75 years 6 months and 19 days of age. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha, and daughter, Laura.

Surviving him is the widow, Alice, of Canon City, Colorado; a daughter, Lauretta McCue, Lakin.

Family links: 
  Levi Plummer Carter (1855 - 1927)
  Lydia Alta Blackledge Carter (1868 - 1963)
  Bertha Belle Anderson Carter (1893 - 1963)
  Alice Carter (1896 - 1994)
  Laura L. Carter Peterson (1919 - 1965)*
  Lauretta Grace Carter McCue (1919 - 1981)*
  Walter Blackledge Carter (1888 - 1943)*
  Charles E. Carter (1889 - 1950)*
  Milton Harvey Carter (1891 - 1928)*
  Clarence Nathan Carter (1892 - 1981)*
  Leoran Q. Carter (1894 - 1970)
  Rhoda Ethel Carter Simpson (1896 - 1980)*
  Viola Ruth Carter Oliver (1898 - 1981)*
  Jennie M. Carter Hampton (1900 - 1978)*
  Theodore Roosevelt Carter (1902 - 1986)*
  Julia Marie Carter Ungles (1904 - 1992)*
  Vina Pearle Carter (1907 - 1937)*
  Florence Belle Carter (1914 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
Lakin Cemetery
Kearny County
Kansas, USA
Created by: J&D Peterson
Record added: Aug 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15493613
Leoran Q. Ora Carter
Added by: Myra (Carter) Shaw
Leoran Q. Ora Carter
Added by: Myra (Carter) Shaw
Leoran Q. Ora Carter
Added by: J&D Peterson
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