Carter, Dr. James G.

Dr. James G. Carter, former longtime resident of Iowa City, passed away Friday in his Loveland Colorado home. James was born in Chappell, NE, the son of Thomas and Mary Carter. He married Shirley Cress on August 25, 1948 in Iowa City. James was a 1948 graduate of the University of Iowa and graduated from the University of Iowa College of medicine in 1952. He completed a residency in anesthesia in 1956. After private practice in Mason City, Omaha, and Salt Lake City, he returned to teach at the University Of Iowa College Of Medicine from 1977 to 1989. He was a member of Faith Evangelical Church in Loveland and enjoyed coin collecting and spending time with his family. Prior to moving to Colorado, he was an active Mason and Shriner and member of the Iowa City Lions Club, Johnson County Medical Society and a volunteer at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. James served in the United States Navy from 1944-1946 and the U.S. Army from 1952-1954. He was also a member of the Air Force Reserve. Survivors include: his wife, Shirley; children, James G. Carter III and his wife Cindy of Iowa City; Laura Elizabeth Learned and her husband Leland (Mac) of Paso Robles, CA; and Amy Lynn Munson and her husband William (Bill). Grandchildren: Michael, Matthew, and Daniel Learned; Alexis Kimbrough and Ned Carter; and Katie and Lauren Munson. James also had seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. James was preceded by his parents, 4 brothers; Bill, Winford, Richard, and Jack; and his sister, Jerry. Services are pending. Memorials: University of Iowa College of Medicine; Faith Evangelical Church, Loveland, CO; and Saint Labre Indian School, Ashland, MT 59004. Family and friends may view the online obituary and sign the guest book at


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