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Christine Carter

May 13, 1953 - November 4, 2015

Christine Carter, 62, of Riverton, died at 5:53 pm, Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born May 13, 1953 in Springfield, to Oliver and Marcella (Ursery) Schuppel. She married Loren W. Carter, Jr. on November 13, 1980, and he survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Stephanie (Ben) Forgas and Kayla Carter both of Riverton; one step-daughter, Heidi Carter of Mt. Sterling, OH; five grandchildren; one sister Susan (Curt) Funk of Green River, WY and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, O.R. Schuppel, Jr.

Christine was a member of Riverton United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Taylor Cemetery Board. She enjoyed reading, fishing and spending time with her family.

Memorial Gathering: 11 – 12:30 am, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.

Graveside Service: 1:00 pm, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Time: 01:00 pm

Camp Butler National Cemetery


5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

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