Barbara J. Carter (nee Compton)

Jan. 17, 1937 - Jan. 21, 2008

Barbara J. Carter (nee Compton) passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at age 71, with her family by her side.

Barbara was a member of the Spring City Garden Club. She also enjoyed puppies, photography, early mornings e-mailing friends and family, and spending time in her raspberry patch and yard.

She was the loving wife of 50 years to Daryl; mother of Kristin (Vinnie) Occhiogrosso, Kerry (Jim) Handeland, Kate Carter and Perry (Katie) Carter; and grandmother of Olivia Handeland, Madelene Nitschke and P.J., Paul, Jack and Danny Carter. She will be greatly missed by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service Saturday, Jan. 26, at Community United Methodist Church, 14700 Watertown Plank Road, Elm Grove.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Spring Garden Club and J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.