Carter, Shirley Ann, Houghton Lake, MI, Formerly of Breckenridge, Michigan


Passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015 at King Nursing and Rehabilitation Community in Houghton Lake. Age 80 years. Shirley was born June 1, 1934 in Saginaw, the daughter of Nicholas and Olga Roach. She graduated from Merrill High School with the class of 1952. Shirley married Richard Dale Carter Sr. on July 16, 1955. She worked for many years as a waitress at Anschutz Caf頡nd Whiteheads Restaurant. She enjoyed camping, watching NASCAR and doing word searches. Shirley loved time spent with her grandchildren. She is survived by her children Duane (Kathy) Carter of Breckenridge, Richard D. (Annette) Carter Jr. of LaGrange, IN., Pamela (Ken) Hall of Houghton Lake, eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, four sisters Carol Warner, Pat (Emerson) Sitts, Darlene Wolfgang and Kathy (Bob) Sugar. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, husband Dick in 1965, great granddaughter Bailey, brother Nicholas Roach and sister Donna Northrup. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Lux and Whiting Funeral Chapel, Breckenridge. Interment will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Breckenridge. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to King Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Community. To leave a condolence, visit www.luxfuneralhomes.com