Marie Boland Carter, 96, of Chillicothe, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2009.
A memorial Mass at St. Columban Catholic Church, 1111 Trenton St., Chillicothe, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2009, with burial to follow at Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery in Shackelford. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., with rosary at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, at Lindey Funeral Home, 910 Washington St., Chillicothe. Donations may be directed to Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery, St. Columban Church building fund or Northcare Hospice. Memorial contributions may be left at the funeral home or be mailed to Lindey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601.
She was born May 7, 1913, to Michael Boland and Sophia Strunk Boland in Dardenne. She lived her entire life in Missouri, including Mount Leonard, Malta Bend and Marshall before her move to Chillicothe in 1956. She was a member of St. Ann's Altar Society, St. Columban Church, American Legion Auxiliary, RSVP, and she played in multiple bridge clubs. He favorite pastime was dancing, which she enjoyed well into her 90s. She celebrated her 90th birthday in 2003 by dancing at her party with many of the 100 or more relatives and friends who attended. Last month, she enjoyed her 96th birthday at her home with her children.
She is survived by three children, Larry Dale of Washington, D.C., Karen Louise of Lenexa, Kan., and Kenneth Michael of Lawson; and three grandchildren, Nicholas of Washington, D.C., Amy of Kansas City and Jessica of Columbia.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carleton Carter, who died in 1973; and her brothers and sisters, Anna Schreiner, Hilary Boland, Rose Rupp, Urban Boland, O'Delia Slattery Cletus Boland, Corinne Wansing, Cornelius Boland, Lillian Fitzgerald, Viola Wansing, Clarence Boland and Scholestica Boland.
Additional information provided per family recompense.