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Lori D. Carter

November 23, 1968 — February 26, 2021

Lori Dawn Carter, 52, Linwood, died at her home, February 26, 2021. Visitation will be held from noon until 1 p.m., Friday, March 5, 2021 with a funeral service following at 1 p.m., at the United Methodist Church in Washington. Burial will be in the Washington City Cemetery. Lori was born to Lee and Doris (Synovec) Nanninga at the Republic County Hospital in Belleville, KS on November 23, 1968. The family lived in Barnes, KS until 1981 when they moved to the family farm near Morrowville, She attended North Central Schools, graduating from North Central High School in 1987. She graduated summa cum laude from Ft. Hays State University in 1991 receiving a finance degree. Following graduation, she accepted an examiner trainee position with the Hays office of the FDIC. While attending FHSU, she was an active member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority; serving them as secretary and panhellenic council delegate. She married her high school sweetheart, Bruce Carter, at the United Methodist Church, Washington, KS on December 28, 1991. This union was blessed with two sons, Chandler and Chase. In 1994, she accepted a position as a compliance officer with Tri-County Bank of Concordia, Washington, and Linn. In 1998, the family moved to the Kansas City area, living in Olathe, DeSoto, and Linwood. Lori held compliance positions with the DeSoto State Bank; and later with Kaw Valley Bank of Eudora. Since 2013, she was employed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City where she was an examiner and most recently served as a Consumer Relations Specialist until illness forced her to retire. Lori greatly enjoyed tending the many flowers that she planted wherever she lived. She was one of the first two girls to enroll in a vocational agriculture class at North Central High School where she was inspired by her FFA landscaping project. Lori enjoyed gardening and cooking , particularly making desserts which she often shared with co-workers. She also was an avid supporter of her sons' athletic events. Preceding her in death were her father, Lee Nanninga; grandparents, Dan and Fern Nanninga; Chester and Mary Synovec; mother-in-law, Iola Carter. She is survived by her husband, Bruce; sons, Chandler and Chase; mother, Doris; brother, Rustin; father-in-law, Louis Carter; brothers-in-law Darrel (Debbie) Carter, Larry (Cindy) Carter; sister-in-law, Debbie (Bryan) Herrman; nieces and nephews, Grant Herrman, Carter Herrman; Franklin Carter, Christine Carter; Kailee Carter, and Kylee Carter. A memorial fund is established and will be designated later. Contributions may be sent in care of Ward Funeral Home, Washington. Link to video of Lori's funeral service To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Lori D. Carter, please visit our flower store.

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