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Dale Carter

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Dale Carter age 65 of rural Plainfield, IA, died Wednesday, January 11, 2012, at his home. Memorial services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at the Hugeback & Chenoweth Funeral Home in Nashua. Private family interment will occur at a later date. Friends may greet the family 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. Monday, January 16, 2012, at the Hugeback & Chenoweth Funeral Home in Nashua. Visitation continues an hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Dale Wayne Carter was born November 6, 1946, in Elma, IA, the son of Our and Mabel Jane (Bradley) Carter. He received his elementary education in Elma and graduated from the Cresco High School in 1966. On August of the same year he was united in marriage to Linda Phippen at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Alta Vista. To this union three children were born. Dale began work at John Deere in Waterloo on August 31, 1966 and retired twenty six years later on August 31, 1992. Working was a hobby for Dale and following his retirement he loved to help area farmers, worked for Croell Redi-Mix, Tiedt Tiling and the sawmill, SMI, in Nashua. Dale loved to ride horses and had been a member of the Chickasaw Trail Riders. He liked collecting John Deere memorabilia, western movies and loved to spend time with his grandchildren and his dog, ‘Reece’. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Linda; their children, Robert (Shawna) Carter of Farnhamville, IA; Rhonda (Allen “Muddy’) Deutsch of Nashua, Randy “Petey” (Brenda) Carter of Nashua; four grandchildren, Kayla Deutsch, Kyler Deutsch, Amber Carter and Ryan Carter; one brother, Larry Carter of Waverly; one sister, Judy (John) Kobliska of Elma. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Russell Carter.

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  1. Linda, so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember the summer we tore down the barn and what a great basement family room I had when it was done. I can still remember Dale’s last day at work, I wondered if I would ever make it to retirement. Time does truly seem to fly by because May 1st. I will have been retired 14 years. Once again, sorry

  2. Petey, Brenda & family: Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this sad time. I’m sure there’s lots of good memories to sustain you in the days ahead.

  3. Our deepest condolences are with you in your time of grief. May you continue to find comfort in the memories that you all shared together and get comfort from knowing one day Sickness will be no more and Death will be a thing of the past. In times of grief such as these, We find it comforting to meditate on the words found in the Holy Writings at Job 14:14, 15. Job expressed his faith that God would bring him back to life if he should fall asleep in death as he said: All the days of my compulsory service I shall wait, until my relief comes. You will call, and I myself shall answer you.’ The scriptures indicate that it is possible to be reunite with your loved one in the near future, right here on earth under peaceful, righteous conditions. Psalms 37:10, 11 offers us this promise. My sincere condolences to your entire family.

  4. I met Dale some 35 years a go through a cousin Dave Carter pheasant/rabbit hunting,a few swallows, a little dancing Matters ballroom, 2nd Base Cedar Falls always great fun we will all miss this gentle giant

  5. We are so sorry to hear of Dale’s passing, you are in our thoughts and prayers. We will never forget the special day in our life and how Dale and Linda made it even more special. The horses and wagon and all the work they put into making our wedding day so wonderful and fun. Dale was a genuine caring person, we will not forget him. Lyn & Jack

  6. Nancy and I want to express our condolances in the loss of your Husband, Father, and Grandfather. Dale and I rode the same school bus for years. We were always happy to see him when we got the chance. He will always be remembered along with his Brother Russell and his Sister Judy.

  7. Linda and kids Wish I were able to come back But I cann’t But my prays and thoughts will be with you. I’ve got lots of great memories He won’t beforgoten but he sure will be missed .

  8. We extend our deepest sympathy to the entire Carter family–we are so sorry to hear about Dale–I have not seen any of you for a long time–but the photo looks like I remember years back–you are ALL in our thoughts and prayers. Take care

  9. We wish to express our sympathy to my sister Linda and her children Robert, Rhonda, and Randy; as well as their children Ryan, Kayla, Kyler, and Amber. Dale’s passing leaves a large hole in your family.

  10. Linda – I am so sorry to hear of Dale’s passing. I haven’t seen you much over the past years, but I’ve always remembered when you babysat us and when you and Dale were dating (he had the coolest leather jacket and ducks_ _ _ hair). I enjoyed talking with both of you in Atlantic when Ed passed away. Please accept my deepest sympathy to you and your family. My thoughts are with you. Ann

  11. Sorry to hear about your Dad. May God give you strength in the days ahead. Blessings to you all.

  12. Linda, So sorry to hear of your loss. Rog & I will keep you and your family in our prayers. Marlene & Roger Blocker

  13. Petey and the rest of the family, you have our sympathy in the loss of your dad, husband, grandpa. May he rest in peace.

  14. Yes, another great guy has left us for eternal peace. Do you suppose he was met at the pearly gates driving a John Deere tractor? My sympathies to my sister Linda and her family.

  15. You’re in our thoughts and prayers. My initial thought of Dale is if he called you a name and tapped you with his cane, he liked you! He was one hell of a guy!

  16. Petey our sympathy goes out to you and your family during this sad time. It is always a sad day when we lose a parent. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Lori & Darrell

  17. We’re so sorry to hear about Uncle Dale. Thinking of you and sending prayers your way. See you next week. Love, Kori

  18. Our sympathy to the Carter family. I have good memories of growing up with Dale in the family. Linda & Dale even let me tag along!! Dale had a nice smile and a great sense of humor. He will be missed by all!! Love to you, Linda, and all the Carter family!

  19. I was so surprised to see this on the computer. Our thoughts go out to Linda, Robert, Rhonda, and Randy and their families. God bless you all!

  20. Pete and family, Our condolences on the death of Dale, you’re in our thoughts and prayers. If you need anything please let us know. May God give you comfort in your time of loss.


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