Carter Andrew Newell — Rochester

ROCHESTER — Funeral services for Carter Andrew Newell, 2 1/2 years, of Rochester, MN will be at 11:00am, Saturday, June 6, 2009 at Bethel Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Norm Wahl officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday, June 5, 2009 from 4-8pm at Ranfranz & Vine Funeral Home and also 1 hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.

Carter Andrew Newell was born on November 30, 2006 in Rochester, MN to Dan Aaland and Heidi Newell. Carter died on May 29, 2009 at Saint Marys Hospital as a result of a car accident.

Carter enjoyed watching Sponge Bob Square Pants and enjoyed playing with balls and dinosaurs. He loved working with Papa Terry in the garage and juggling with Papa Bruce and sitting on the motorcycle. Carter and his cousin, Aubrey, always enjoyed playing together. The family donated Carter’s organs through Life Source so other children could benefit.

Survivors include his father, Dan Aaland of Rochester, MN; his brother, Landon Hay of Rochester, MN; his maternal grandmother, Rita Seha of Rochester, MN; his paternal grandparents, Bruce and Julie Newell of Rochester, MN; his uncles Corey and Jake; his aunts, Shari and Amanda; his cousin, Aubrey Newell; and his special friend, Dustin Solomon. Carter was preceded in death by his mother, Heidi Newell, his grandfather, Terry Milholland, his uncle Raymond Milholland, and great uncle Randy Willmert.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

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