Florence Carter
Florence Carter
  • January 27, 1922 - June 19, 2017
  • San Diego, California

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Florence "Trudy" Elizabeth Carter passed away June 19, 2017 at the age of 95. She was born January 27, 1922 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to John and Anna Bogdanik. Florence grew up on a farm before moving to San Diego in the 1940's. She lived for 52 years in the Muirlands area of La Jolla in a house that she and her husband designed. Florence enjoyed traveling, sewing, cooking, volunteering and especially working in her garden. Since 2004 she resided in a retirement community in La Jolla Village.

Florence was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who devoted her life to her family and friends. She is survived by her children: Barbara (Carl) Wagner, Cheryl (Michael) Mitchell, Randall (Pam) Carter, 2 granddaughters Laura Wagner, Marie (Duy) Carter-Phung, 1 grandson David Wagner and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years Wilbert V. Carter, 4 sisters and 3 brothers. She will be remembered and loved forever.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest a donation in her memory be made to Rady Children's Hospital or the Susan G. Komen Foundation.