OBIT – Laura Carter

MISSION – Laura Carter, 95, passed away on Tuesday, Feb.9, 2016 at Waterford Gardens in Mission.

Mrs. Carter was born in Center, Neb. on July 26, 1920 and graduated from South High School in Omaha, Neb. in 1937. She worked for the FBI in Washington, D.C., during WWII and graduated with a RN degree from United Methodist Hospital in February, 1948. Her nursing career included positions with Mutual of Omaha, Omaha Public Schools and Head Start Program.

She married Leslie D. Carter in Omaha in 1948. They retired to the Rio Grande Valley in 1977 after 10 years as Winter Texans. She was a volunteer for many years in the gift shops of Mission Regional Medical Center and the International Museum of Art and Science and was active member of Eastern Star for over 60 years.

Survivors include her daughter, Susan Klem, and a grandchild and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m. at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission.

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