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Leonard "Leo" Carter

Leonard "Leo" Carter died Feb. 9, 2005 at the age of 76.
   He was born July 31, 1928, in Bend to Frank and Ethel (Reif) Carter.
   A funeral service was held Feb. 12 at St. Frances Catholic Church at the corner of Franklin and Lava in Bend. Rosary was Friday, Feb. 11, at Deschutes Memorial Chapel, 63875 N. Highway 97, Bend.
   Mr. Carter grew up in Bend and was in the civil service for the U.S. Army in Bend during World War II processing trucks. He was also involved with the National Guard.
   He married Peggy Westfall in Vancouver, Wash., on March 9, 1981.
   He worked in the Forest Service at the Chiloquin District/Winema National Forest and retired in 1965.
   He was a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge No. 2089.
   He enjoyed being alive, going to movies, and traveling.
   Survivors include: his father Daniel Carter of San Francisco; step-son Robert Anderson of Portland; Ronald Anderson of Springfield; daughter Linda Taffie of Anaconda, Mont.; brothers Glen Carter of La Marque, Texas, Norman Carter of Beaverton, Ronald Carter of Milwaukie and Bob Carter of Portland; sisters Panzy Haws of Bend, Pauline Helfrich of Prineville and Ruby Erickson of Vancouver; five step-grandsons; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
   He was preceded in death by his wife Peggy, his parents, two brothers, Floyd and Glen Carter, and three sisters, Charlotte Sandman, Shirley Wright and Catherine Marvin.
   Memorial contributions can be made to Pioneer Memorial Hospice, 1201 NE Elm St., Prineville. Deschutes Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.