Verona “Kay” Carter was born in Buhl, Idaho on April 2, 1944 to Robert and Verona (Hamp) Cox. In August 1963 she came to The Dalles, Ore., with her grandparents to care take Celilo Park for two weeks where she met Ron Carter. They had a long distance relationship and were married on February 15, 1964 in Pocatello, Idaho. Ron and Kay had four children, Keith, Carol, Mike and Scott. Carol died in 1969.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and one brother. She is survived by her husband Ron and children Keith (Mariana), Mike (Wendy) and Scott; her very special sister-in-law Racine Bertschi; brother Robin (Rhonda); brother Terry; sister Bobbie; and grandson Cody.
Kay passed away at her home in The Dalles on May 24, 2015. A graveside service will be held at the Balch Cemetery in Lyle, Washington on Thursday, May 28 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Ken Akins officiating. Memorial contributions in Kay’s name may be sent to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. Please send condolences to the Carter family at www.gardnerfh.com.
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