Elaine Marie Carter, of Saline, passed away peacefully to go home to Jesus on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Elaine was born on March 19, 1932 to the late Earl and Marguerite Culliton.
On September 2, 1950 she married Frank L. Carter in Saline, where they spent the remainder of their lives and he preceded her in death. Elaine is survived by her three children, Susan (William) Mulka of Saline, Robert (Linda) Carter of Columbus, GA and David Carter of Grass Lake; eight grandchildren, Joseph (Mary) Mulka, John (Natalie) Mulka, Kate Mulka, Kindal (Ryan) Brinkman, Robert Carter Jr., Abigail Carter, Charla Carter and Mitchel (Briana) Ulrich; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by her brother, Earl D. Culliton of Florida.
Elaine was a stay at home mom until her children were in high school. She went to work as a beloved “lunch lady” until her retirement in 1996. Elaine enjoyed her free time with her friends from church and her family. She was a proud member of the American Legion #322 Auxiliary and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was the longest living member of the First United Methodist Church in Saline.
Family will receive friends at the church on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 10:00 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 AM with Dr. James Tuttle officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. A luncheon will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church and envelopes will be available at the church. To sign Elaine’s guestbook, to leave a memory or for more information please visit www.rbfhsaline.com.