Our beautiful, vibrant, wife, mother, grandmother and friend, Maggie Carter, courageously died on July 22, 2019 after a long illness.
Margaret Ethel Frank Carter was born in Hyland Park, Michigan on September 19th,1937, to Edward Eugene Frank and Callie Ethel Phibbs.
Maggie had a long career in Medical Histology. She was highly respected by her peers for her skill and depth of knowledge. Maggie was well accomplished in her field becoming the 4th person in the United States to pass the Histotechnician exam.
Maggie married Wayne Anderson in 1954, later divorced, but their union produced 1 son and 5 daughters.
Later, Maggie married the love of her life, Steve, on October 16, 1993. Together, Steve and Maggie had many wonderful adventures, including moving to Puget Sound area in Washington before settling in Mesquite Nevada. Maggie was always creative, but really found a community to grow as an artist in Mesquite. A founding member of the Mesquite Fine Arts Guild, Maggie was a talented painter in multiple mediums and genres.
Maggie is survived by her loving husband Steven C. Carter of Mesquite, NV. Her adoring daughters: Callie (Brian) Birch, Maurine (Mike) Moffat, Susan (Josh) Lamb,Jo (Ron) Mugleston, Gina Anderson and step daughter Tracey Carter Snyder(Bryan). Maggie is also survived by siblings John Brent Cooling and Nanci Peters. She is loved by her 9 grandchildren (Carly, Michael, Nathan, Courtney, Nick, Dax, Sydney, McKael, Arielle), and 9 great-grandchildren, plus 2 step-grandchildren and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Proceeded in death by her parents, her son, Robert Wayne (Andy) Anderson, her grandson, Lee Anderson and her twin brothers, Robert Eugene Frank and Charles Edward Frank.