Pauline Mae Carter, 84, North Manchester, passed away at 5:45 a.m. on Nov. 3 at Peabody Retirement Community. She was born on Jan. 12, 1929 in Wabash County to J. Calvin and Bessie (Kendall) Hippensteel.
Pauline graduated from Chester High School in 1949. She married Kenneth B. Carter on Aug. 4, 1950. He survives. She worked at Heckman Bindery for many years, and 17 years at Timbercrest Retirement Community, both in North Manchester. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Wabash and attended the Congregational Christian Church, North Manchester.
She is survived by her four sons, Mike Carter, Montpelier, Tim (Julie) Carter, Rod (Gloria) Carter, and Greg (Lisa) Carter, all of North Manchester; one brother, J. Stewart Hippensteel, Warsaw; two sisters, Mabel Coble, Fort Wayne and Edith (Cecil) Jenkins, Sidney; 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, a grandson, Dillon Carter, in 1993 and a daughter-in-law, Donna Carter in 2012.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 SR 114 West, North Manchester, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating. Calling hours will be Thursday, Nov. 7 from 2-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Servia.
Preferred memorials can be made to Caring Circle at Peabody Retirement Community, 400 W. 7th Street, North Manchester, IN 46962 or Congregation Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut Street, North Manchester, IN 46962.
Condolences may be sent to mckeemortuary.com.