Carter Glendenning

Obituary of Carter H. Glendenning


Carter Howe Glendenning, age 82, of Minnetonka, Minnesota passed away peacefully in his home  on June 27, 2022. 

Carter was born on March 27, 1940 to John & Evelyn Glendenning in Duluth, Minnesota. He graduated from East High School in 1958; and studied Business at the University of Minnesota–Duluth.

After graduating with a BA in 1962, he served our country by joining the Army National Guard. He spent the bulk of his career at Control Data Corporation working in Purchasing.

Carter was blessed with two daughters, and many years of fun family events including camping, cabin weekends, Colorado trips, family game nights, Bridge Club; and boating on Lake Minnetonka. He was an avid cribbage player, voracious reader, and a history buff. Carter worked hard on several political campaigns. He loved God and his country. 

He married his lovely wife Carolyn on May 22, 1992. They were an adventurous couple and loved traveling. Their favorite trips included: Holy Land, St. Paul’s Journeys, Brazil, camping around Lake Superior, and winter trips to Naples, Florida. They also loved to attend church, lead Bible studies, and spend time with family and friends.

Carter was predeceased by: his parents John & Evelyn Glendenning; and his sister-in-law Jody Glendenning. He is survived by his wife Carolyn Glendenning, brother John Glendenning; daughters Carrie (Chris) Koelzer and Sarah (Paul) Saldin; stepsons Scott (Michele) Halstead and Todd (Brenda) Halstead. He was blessed with beautiful grandchildren: Charles & Catherine Koelzer; Joseph, Jonathan & Sophia Saldin; Chad Halstead; and Andrew & Luke Halstead.

Services will be held at Minnewashta Church at 26710 W 62nd St in Shorewood, Minnesota on Friday, July 1, 2022. Visitation is at 9 a.m. and funeral  at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to Alliance Defending Freedom or Feed My Starving Children.


Memorial Service

10:00 am
Friday, July 1, 2022
Minnewashta Church
26710 W 62nd St
Shorewood , Minnesota, United States
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