Obituary for Glen Walton Carter
3 July, 1917 - 10 August, 1993
From The Idaho Press-Tribune,
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Carter, 76, of Nampa, died Tuesday, August 10, 1993, at a
Nampa care center. Funeral services will be conducted at
10 a.m. Friday, August 13, 1993 at the Nampa 11th Ward, Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1500 Smith Ave.
Bishop Kirk Jenkins of the Ward will officiate. Burial
will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Glen W. Carter was born on July 3, 1917, at Raymond,
Alberta, Canada, the son of Alma Ervin and Estella Walton
Carter. He was the second of six children. At an
early age he moved with his family to Nampa where he was
reared and graduated from Nampa High School. He served
on a mission for the L.D.S. Church in Toronto, Canada.
He married Ethel Louise Egbert on May 7, 1940, at the Logan,
Utah, L.D.S. Temple. Following their marriage they made
their home in Nampa. He worked as a switchman for the
Union Pacific Railroad for 36 years, dearly loving his
work with trains. Many of the people he worked with
became familiar names to the rest of his family. He also
repaired lawn mowers at his home for a number of years.
He was a member of the Nampa 11th Ward, L.D.S. Church.
Glen is survived by his wife, Ethel Carter, Nampa; a
son and daughter-in-law, Gary Richard and Lureta Cater, No.
Salt Lake City, Utah; a daughter and son-in-law, Julie Ann and
Robert Peterson, Nampa; 16 grandchildren; and 3
He was preceded in death by a son, Glen Ervin Carter in
1982, his parents, 2 sisters and 3 brothers.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today from
3 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The
family will greet friends at the church on Friday from 9 to
The family suggests memorials to the LDS Church World
Mission fund in care of the Nampa 11th Ward, 1244 Andrew St.,