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Annie LaRee Madsen Carter passed away peacefully June 21, 1993, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.

She was born April 14, 1916 to Andrew Brigham Madsen and Lydia Cushing in Magna, Utah. She spent most of her younger life in Pocatello, Idaho. She moved with her family to Idaho Falls in 1936. In 1937, she accepted a call to service a full time mission in the Western States mission. She met her husband, Eldon Vaughn Carter in 1940 and they were married in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on June 16, 1941.Before her illness, she served in various LDS Church and community leadership positions. She was a loving and kind wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Throughout her life she demonstrated great patience and endurance under adverse conditions. Her example and constant good humor were an inspiration to her family and friends.

Ann is survived by her husband, Eldon Vaughn Carter, Midvale; and her five children: Mrs. C. Stephen Boyd (Kathleen) Tulsa, Oklahoma; Robert Vaughn Carter, Cedar Hills, Utah; Mrs. James B. Hamilton (Peggy), Riverside, Calif.; James Eldon Carter, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Brent W. Smart (Denise) of Sandy; and 24 grandchildren. Survived by two brothers and one sister, Brigham Dwaine Madsen, Charles Rodney Madsen, and Phyllis Eldredge.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a younger brother, Mack J. Madsen, and a grandson, Dustin Carter.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 25, 1993, at 10 a.m., at the Midvale Union Fort Stake Center, 540 East 7200 South. Friends may call Thursday, 6-8 p.m. at Cottonwood Mortuary, 4670 So. Highland Dr., and one hour prior to services at church. Interment, Mountain. View Memorial Estates.

Funeral directors, Cottonwood Mortuary.

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