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Albert Ben Carter

October 9, 1913 - September 20, 2007

Albert Ben Carter

Carter, Albert B., 93, Springfield, IL, passed away September 20, 2007 in Oviedo, Florida. He was born October 9, 1913 in Springfield, IL, son of Albert and Lula Blackmore Carter. On June 6, 1937 he married Alma H. Salefski. She passed away in 1967. Albert is survived by his daughter, Anita West, son-in-law Kenneth West; grandchildren, Mrs. Kim Tenney, Oviedo, FL, Mike West, Fuquay Varina, NC, Mark West, Saline, MI, Matthew West, Debary, FL, and Glenn Claytor, Mt. Vernon, IL; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Bill Carter, Riverton; sister, Lillian Ray, West Plains, MO; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Nancy Claytor; sister, Fanny Berry; brothers, Leonard, Harold, Louis, and Lawrence Carter. Albert was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Springfield, Illinois. He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Bergen Park Men’s Golf Club. He was retired from the Lather’s Local Union. Viewing will be held Friday, September 28, 2007 from 9-11 a.m. at Staab Funeral Home, Springfield, IL. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Springfield, Illinois.

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