Donald Allen CarterDonald Allen Carter, 49, of Aitkin, Minn., died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at his home in Wealthwood Township of Aitkin County. Donald was born April 25, 1964, in Fairbanks, Alaska, the son of Michael and Karen (Madden) Carter. He grew up and attended schools in Cloquet, Minn., graduating from Cloquet High School in 1982. He then attended Lake Superior College for two years. He served in the U.S. Army from 1986 until 1992 when he was discharged. During his enlistment he spent time in Germany. Upon his discharge he returned to Germany and lived there for 11 years before moving back to the Aitkin area in 2004. He worked for a time at Stern Rubber and then worked for Northwood Equipment as a service manager for about five years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and flying toy helicopters. He also enjoyed doing small projects and he and his lifetime partner built their home near Mille Lacs Lake.