She was born May 1, 1916 in Mankato, Minnesota to William L. and Irene M. (Jefferson) Carter.
Margaret is survived by two daughters, Carol (John) Vrolson of Spokane; Linda (Dan) Kemnitz of Nine Mile Falls; stepson, Robert (Jean) Moore of Spokane Valley; eight grandchildren, Ron Moore, Lynn Knutson, Sheri Hansten, Jason Zicha, Rebeccca Fettig, Glenn Moore, Hugh Moore and Lori Belmont; numerous great grandchildren; one brother, Wayne Carter of Oklahoma City; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Harold in 2000; her son, Bill in 1987; and granddaughter Cindy Vrolson in 1976; and great grandson, Ryan Zicha in 2011.
Margaret was a member of Westminster Congregational Church for over 50 years, and a former member of the D.A.R.
and Colonial Dames.
She was a beautician in Walla Walla and Readan WA., and after a move to Spokane she worked at the Children’s Playroom and from 1960 - 1971 worked in the Men’s Department at the Crescent Store.
There will be a visitation Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home, 5100 W. Wellesley, a graveside committal service will take place at Fairmount Memorial Park, Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11:00 AM and a memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM at Riverview Terrace Chapel, 1801 East Upriver Drive, Spokane WA.