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Wallace Lyle Carter


1923 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Wallace Lyle Carter Obituary
May 18, 1923 - April 28, 2016 Born Wallace Lyle Carter in Maynard, Minn. to Melvin and Myrtle Carter. He headed west at the age of 17 and eventually joined the Merchant Marines. Upon discharge, he settled in Los Angeles where he met the love of his life, Margaret Cicero. Wally was predeceased by his wife of 61 years, Marge, and leaves a son Steve Carter (Sally), a daughter Wendy Carter (Diane Lee), a grandson Jeremy Carter, a great-grandson Nicholas Carter, sister-in-law Dee Morris, and seven nieces and nephews. He was fondly referred to by his kids as the "Mayor Of St. Andrews Place." He will be missed by his family, friends, and neighbors. Wally passed away peacefully at home after suffering a stroke last year. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in his memory: Homeboy Industries, 130 W. Bruno, L.A., 90012 (323) 526-1254 #312/#313, or Sister Servants of Mary, 2131 W. 7th St., L.A., 90018, (323) 731-5747.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from May 6 to May 8, 2016
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