Nita M. Carter, age
84 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at the Waters of
She was born on
July 12, 1929 in Tallahassee, Fla., to Wayne and Lucinda Ann Bliss Henry,
both of whom preceded her in death.
Nita is survived by
her husband Lowell Carter, of Chesterton.
Also surviving are
her children Rosalie (Clarence of LaPorte) Sitter of Sneads Ferry, N. Car.;
Kent (Bert) Carter of LaPorte, Ind.; Scott (Karen) Carter of Valparaiso,
Ind.; Carol (Guy) Belcher of Valparaiso; her grandchildren Kevin, Dawn,
Shaun, Candace, Tony, Destiney, Jessica, Shaun, Melissa, Gabrielle and
Jacob; 14 great-grandchildren, as well as her brother, Mickey (Betty)
Overstreet of Danville, Ill., and her sister, Madge (Bill) Hazelwood of
Harbinger, N. Car.
She is preceded in
death by her brother Bobby Overstreet.
Nita, along with
her husband Lowell, was a member of the Chesterton Moose Lodge 1623 and
American Legion Post 170. Nita was a Portage Township school bus for many
years and generations. She was an avid bingo player and enjoyed bowling and
will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 12 p.m. at White-Love Funeral
Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, with Father Thomas Kincaid officiating.
The family will
receive friends on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial
will follow at Chesterton Cemetery. To send an online condolence, please