Leonard "Len" Carter Jr. was born on March 14, 1951 to Leonard Carter Sr. and Betty (Frew) Carter in Joplin, MO. Len graduated from Southeast High School, in Cherokee, KS in 1969. He joined the United States Navy
in 1970, and honorably served his country until his discharge in 1978.
Len was united in marriage to Kathryn Munson on May 27, 1978. They had three children. The family soon moved to Kathy's hometown of Albert Lea in 1981. Len was employed with the Postal Service until his retirement in 2007.
Len was a member of First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea, and also volunteered as a church usher. He was also a member of the VFW
and the American Legion.
He enjoyed sports, antiquing, and was very proud of his military background. Above all, he loved his family, especially all of his grandchildren.
Leonard passed away at his home surrounded by family on Monday, March 3, 2014. He was 62 years old.
Leonard was preceded in death by his parents; father in-law, Casper Munson; and siblings, LeRoy, Mary, Marie and Ann.
Leonard leaves behind his wife, Kathy; children, Troy (Laura) Carter, Heather Maskrey, and Nathan Carter and his special friend Kate Lindaman; grandchildren, Austin, Spencer and Maxwell Carter, and Carter Maskrey; siblings, Bobbie Carter, Becky Loyd, and Linda (Ken) Threfall; mother in-law, Elaine Munson; sister in-law, Carmell Fadden; and brothers in-law, Mark Derringer, Van (Laura) Munson, Steve (Diane) Munson, and Jon Munson; as well as many nieces, nephews and other loving relatives.
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