Marilyn Carter Obituary

Marilyn Jean Carter
Marilyn Jean Carter
Marilyn Jean Carter

July 2, 1948 - July 28, 2022
Born in Des Moines
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Marilyn (Grasso) Carter passed away on July 28, 2022, with her family by her side. She was born to Tony and Priscilla (Fasano) Grasso in Des Moines, IA where she grew up. She attended Visitation Catholic School and graduated from St. Joseph's Academy in 1966. She received her cosmetology license from Americana Beauty School in Des Moines. In 1998 she began working at Thunderbird Lanes where she met many lifelong friends. She later transferred to AMF Lanes as a Manager.

She is survived by her husband; Bill, daughter; Melissa Gift (Will Blakeman), sons; Rick (Lorie) Carter and Mike (Kelly McElvogue) Carter, brother; Leonard (Mary) Grasso, sister; Frances Brownell, nine grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren, with one due in November, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends she has met over the years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother; Tony, daughter; Teresa and granddaughter Crystal.

We want to give a special thanks to Kindred Hospice, including, JoJo, Lisa, Heather, Jill and Dena and also special friends Charlie and Kathy Young.




Iles Grandview Park Chapel
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Graveside Service
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
2:45 PM


St. Jude Childen's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105