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 Lucille M <I>Merkens</I> Carter

Lucille M Merkens Carter

Ada, Norman County, Minnesota, USA
Death 15 Dec 2011 (aged 94)
Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Ada, Norman County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 138132349 · View Source
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Lucille M.O. Carter, formerly of Fargo, ND, died at the age of 94 on December 15, 2011 at the Granite Falls Municipal Hospital and Manor, Granite Falls, MN

She was born to Louis and Anna Merkens at their farm near Ada, MN on April 17, 1917. She attended Pleasant View country school not far from the farm. She continued her education and graduated from Ada High School and attended Moorhead State University where she received her teaching certificate. She taught rural country schools for 5 years. Later, she returned to teaching for several years in area towns. She and her husband farmed N.W. of Ada MN. until 1975 when they moved to Fargo, N.D. due to her husband's poor health.

Surviving are two sons: Dr. Kenneth (Lori) Carter and Dr. Darrell (Hazel) Carter of Granite Falls, MN. Five grandchildren: Robert (Lisa) Carter, Richard (Susan) Carter, Theodore (Kimberly) Carter, Dawn (Steve) Leigh and Sheila (Jeff) Van Overbeke and 12 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd, her parents, a brother and a great-grandson.

She was dearly loved by her family and many friends. She treasured her faith, family and friends greatly.

Funeral Service: 1:00 PM, Saturday, January 14, 2011, Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Bio by: Truman Bratteli

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 138132349
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lucille M Merkens Carter (17 Apr 1917–15 Dec 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138132349, citing Ada Cemetery, Ada, Norman County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Luther Bell (contributor 47444508) .