Ann Carter, age 89, died at St. Mary’s Healthcare Palliative Care Suites, September 14, 2012. She was born to Louis & Vera (Obst) Englehart of Bison, South Dakota, October 2, 1922. She grew up there, graduated from Bison High School and later attended Aberdeen Business College. In 1942 she went to work for the Corps of Engineers at Black Hills Ordnance Depot Provo, SD. In 1945 she transferred with the Corps of Engineers to Fort Belvoir, Virginia. After the war she transferred to the Commerce Dept. in Washington, D.C.
She married Clarence Dalton Carter April 2, 1949 in Alexandria, VA where they made their home, except for 8 years spent in Key West, Florida. While in Key West she worked at the Naval Station as secretary to the Commanding Officer. They returned to Virginia in 1958 where Mr. Carter died following an extended illness.
After returning to Virginia she worked at the Navy Department in Washington, D.C. and at the Pentagon until she retired, after which she returned to South Dakota and has lived in Pierre for the past 38 years. During her career she received eleven outstanding awards for her work.
She enjoyed entertaining, cooking, bowling, playing cards and above all reading.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Leon, Louis G. and Melvin Englehart of Bison, one sister, Esther Nash of Hettinger, ND and one nephew, Mike Stoeser of Fort Pierre. She is survived by siblings, Lucille (the late Alex) Stoeser of Pierre; Dean (the late Beverly) Englehart of Meadow; Edith (the late Alfred “Bud”) Kok of Beulah, ND; Llewellyn (Karen) Englehart of Bison; Phyllis (Arlo) Nash and Faye Schell of Hettinger, ND; sister-in-law, Lela Mae Englehart of Rapid City and numerous nieces and nephews and their families, local ones being: Clint (Pat) Englehart, Arvera (Mike) McQuistion and Jim Stoeser.
Ann’s wishes were that memorials be directed to Bison Ambulance, c/o Becky Krause, PO Box 156, Bison, SD 57620.