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Obituary for Glen Walton Carter
3 July, 1917 - 10 August, 1993
From The Idaho Press-Tribune,
August, 1993
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo




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Glen Carter

     Glen W. 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, Nampa.
     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 great-grandchildren.
     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 9:45 a.m.
     The family suggests memorials to the LDS Church World Mission fund in care of the Nampa 11th Ward, 1244 Andrew St., Nampa 83651