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Carol Arlene Elder

May 15, 1933 June 26, 2019
Carol Arlene Elder
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Obituary for Carol Arlene Elder

Carol Arlene Elder, 86, of Muscoda died on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family and her special friend Keith Jones and his daughters. She was born on May 15, 1933 in Dodgeville, the daughter of Rudolph and Irma (Ward) Everson. On September 26, 1953 Carol was united in marriage to James Elder. The couple farmed together from 1956 until Jim’s passing in 1990. Carol enjoyed bowling, playing cards, telling Ole and Lena jokes, and fishing. She volunteered in Muscoda at the blood center, meal site, and at the food pantry. Carol was an active member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. She loved music, singing, and being a member of the Muscoda Community Choir. Carol enjoyed having company over which allowed her to show off her cooking skills, which she would plan for weeks in advance. She could also be counted on to make cookies for everyone she knew. Carol treasured the 7 years she was able to spend with her special friend and companion, Keith Jones. Carol loved the time she was able to spend with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and attending their activities.

Carol is survived by three children:
Cherie (Lynn) Staskal of Richland Center
Terri Jo (Tim) Redman of Muscoda,
Mike (Krystal) Elder of Muscoda;
8 Grandchildren;
5 Step-grandchildren:
14 Great-grandchildren;
17 Step great-grandchildren;
1 Great-great-grandchild and 1 on the way;
3 Step great-great grandchildren;
Special friend and companion; Keith Jones, and his 4 daughters;
Sister: Betty (Bill) Perkins of Blue River;
Sister-in-laws: Hazel Anding of Monona,
Pat Severson of Oregon, WI;
many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents Rudolph and Irma Everson, husband James, brother Ronald Everson, sons-in-law: Randy Miller and Ken Shaw, and father and mother in-law Frank and Odessa Elder, several brothers and sisters-in-law.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Pratt Memorial Chapel in Richland Center. Burial will follow in the Muscoda Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Pratt Memorial Chapel from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at 1:00 PM. The family suggests memorials in Carol’s name be directed to the Greater Richland Area Cancer Elimination, the Grant County Cancer Coalition, or AGrace Hospice. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at prattfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

3

Jul

11:00 AM 7/3/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 7/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service

120 North Park Street
Richland Center, WI 53581

Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service
120 North Park Street Richland Center 53581 WI
United States

Service

Wednesday

3

Jul

1:00 PM 7/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service

120 North Park Street
Richland Center, WI 53581

Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service
120 North Park Street Richland Center 53581 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Muscoda Cemetery Final Resting Place

6th Street
Muscoda, WI 53573

6th Street Muscoda 53573 WI
United States
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