Services for Molly Carter

Molly Carter, 66, of Clearbrook, Minnesota died on Thursday. October 3, 2019 at her home in Clearbrook, MN.  
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bagley, Minnesota with Father JohnMelkies Suvakeen officiating. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bagley from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Interment will be at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Bagley, Minnesota. 
Molly was born on October 24, 1952 at Bagley, Minnesota the daughter of Richard and Mary (Balik) Muckala.  She was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bagley, Minnesota.  Molly graduated from Bagley High School in 1971 and attended Bemidji Vo-Tech getting her Secretarial Degree.  She held various jobs, even moving to Duluth for a few years.  She moved back to the area and worked for the Neujahr’s Eye Clinic in Bagley.  She took a job with Dave Kretzschmar at his Chiropractor Clinic, and then for Dave Galloway when he took over the clinic.  She worked there for over 30 years, retiring in 2016.  Molly married Terry Carter on March 27, 1987 at Lake Andes, South Dakota.  Molly enjoyed going to rummage sales, reading and scrapbooking.  She also enjoyed traveling, taking two trips to England to visit her daughter, a trip to Hawaii and a trip to New York with her sisters.  Molly was very involved with her high school class and helping organize the All School Reunion’s in Bagley and her class get-togethers. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic church, St. Ann’s Guild and the Clearwater Historical Society.   Molly had a special relationship with her grandson, Connor, whom she helped raise. He was her medicine while she was dealing with her cancer.  Molly’s friends were extremely significant to her and a big part of her life, especially Cindi Lee and Mary Kay Larson as well as her siblings and extended family.  Most of all, Molly’s husband, children and grandchildren was tremendously important in her life.  
She is survived by her husband – Terry Carter of Clearbrook, MN
Son – Nathan (Kelly) Muckala of Clearbrook, MN
Daughter – Shannon (Brandon Coyle) Carter of Shevlin, MN
Daughter – Elizabeth (Chris) Vinson of Oklahoma City, OK
Step-daughter – Tami Weber of Clearbrook, MN
Step-son – Jeremy (Holly) Carter of Hutchinson, MN
Step-daughter – Amy Carter of Ashland, WI
Step–son – Andy Carter of Hutchinson, MN 
20 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren
Brother – Richard Muckala of St. Paul, MN
Brother – Steve (Kathy) Muckala of Missouri
Sister – Janet Schafer of Bagley, MN
Brother – Bruce Muckala of Bagley, MN
Sister – Susan (Ron) Printz of Wisconsin
Sister – Robbie (Ross) Thompson of Bagley, MN
Sister – Stacy (Tim) Bury of Delano, MN
Father-in-law – Gordon Carter of Burke, SD
Sister-in-law – Eleanor (Craig) Daniel of Colorado
Sister-in-law – Lisa (Leon) Kerner of Gregory, SD
Sister-in-law – Jean Carter of Bagley, MN
She was preceded in death by parents; brother-in-law – Larry; mother-in-law – Ruth Carter.  
Messages of condolence may be sent to

Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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