Charles Alvin Carter

Charles Alvin Carter

Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA
Death 7 Feb 1977 (aged 89)
Clear Lake, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 23941292 · View Source
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Charles Alvin Carter, 89, Gary died Monday in a Clear Lake nursing home.

Funeral services will be Thursday (today) at 2 p.m. in the United Methodist Church of Gary with the Rev. Richard Salmonson officiating. Burial will be in the Grand View Cemetery at Gary.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Clayton Carter, Charles Carter, Douglas Carter, Donald Knight, Gary Castle and Paul Stone.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the church in Gary. Music will be provided by Mrs. Harry Olsen, soloist, and Mrs. Robert Gage, organist. Eng Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Carter was born March 23, 1887, at Dell Rapids, then moved with his family to Merrill, Minn.

He married Clara Barr on Oct. 2, 1904, at Merrill. They moved to the Gary vicinity in 1938, where they farmed until retirement and moved into Gary in 1951. Carter entered the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Clear Lake in December 1976. Mr. and Mrs. Carter celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary in October, 1976.

Survivors include his widow of Gary; three sons, Lynn of Huron, Roy of Farmington, Minn., and Harold of Aberdeen; three daughters, Mrs. Gladys Knight of Brookings, Mrs. Ernest (Avis) Castle of Owasso, Mich. And Mrs. Eldon (Leona) Stone of Gary; 20 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Submitted by Lori Boeckman

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  • Created by: Roger Baer
  • Added: 13 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23941292
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Alvin Carter (23 Mar 1887–7 Feb 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23941292, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Roger Baer (contributor 46848553) .