In Memory of

Carter M Smith

July 30, 1961 - November 16, 2022
From: Farnhamville, IA

Farnhamville- Carter M. Smith, 61, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at his home.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie with Pastor Greg and Pastor Deb Stano officiating. Burial will be in Reading Township Cemetery, Farnhamville. Military rites will be provided by the American Legion Post #510 of Farnhamville. A visitation will be 10:00 AM until the start of the service at the funeral home.

Carter is survived by his wife Margaret Smith of Farnhamville, daughter Kayla Smith (James Dorsey) of Farnhamville and son Adam (Taylor) Smith of Humboldt, grandchildren Isabella, Taylor, and Thomas Dorsey, Rut Smith and a future grandchild, siblings Susie Adkins, Pat Rose, Michael Carter, Jeanie Francis-Hayes, Jennifer Powers, Matthew Smith, and several nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father William Smith, mother Susanne (Fagan) Smith, father and mother-in-law Arnold and Catherine Stallman.

Carter M Smith was born July 30, 1961 in Los Angeles, CA. The family moved to Iowa and he graduated from Hartley High School in Hartley, IA. After graduation, he served in the United States Army from 1985 to 1992. Carter was united in marriage to Margaret Stallman on July 11, 1987 at Sanborn, IA. He received his electronics maintenance degree from Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon. He worked at Farmland in Carroll from 1993-1998 before he began his employment with the United States Postal Service where he retired in 2020. Carter liked fishing, ham radios, and was an active member of the Iowa Postal Workers Union.

Memorials may be left to family discretion.

November 19, 2022
Saturday - 11:00 AM
Palmer Funeral Home
Pastor Deb Stano
Pastor Greg Stano
November 19, 2022
Saturday beginning at 10:00 AM
Palmer Funeral Home
Reading Township Cemetery
Farnhamville, Iowa


Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 12:21 PM
“Sorry to hear of Carter passing. He was a very smart man. I got to know him while training in the postal service. Even though I was from Burlington I filled in for him at Ft. Dodge post office while he went to school and vice versa.”
- Hal Geren

Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 9:16 AM
“Sorry for your loss.”
- Duane & Donna Delp

Friday, November 18, 2022 at 5:34 PM
“Carter was a good friend and Union man. Condolences to the family.”
- Jim Batcheller

Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 10:34 PM
“Dear Margaret I want to tell you how sorry I am for your loss. If you need anything or if you need to talk just call me. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Millie”
- Millie Frankhouser

Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 9:23 PM
“Margaret and family my heart is deeply sadden for u and the loss of your family member. I pray that God will hug u and give u strength to get thru this difficult time especially so close to the holidays. If u need anything Margaret please don't hesitate to let me know.”
- Samantha Broesder

Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 5:25 PM
“I am so sorry for your loss Margaret, Kayla and Adam! My thoughts and prayers are for you all. ”
- Shelly Fraser

Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 1:03 PM
“Sorry to hear the news. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers 🙏. ”
- Marvin Jensen

Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 9:44 AM
“Our sincere condolences to the family of Carter Smith. ”
- Kelly Albrecht & Tom Doyle

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 6:15 PM
“Sorry for your loss”
- Darin Rensink

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 6:14 PM
“My sincere condolences to your family..May Carter rest in peace.”
- Joe Powers

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 5:57 PM
“So sorry for your loss. May God watch over you all. ”
- Scott Jungers

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 5:14 PM
“Death is never easy to accept. As long as you live, Carter, will live through you. My sincere condolences. Prayers, love and hugs to all.”
- Jeanie Francis-Hayes

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