|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1939|
|Death: ||Oct. 16, 2011|
Carolyn Ann (Dorl) Owen was born February 4, 1939 at Norwich, Iowa to Wilson C. and Beulah E. (Nelson) Dorl. The family moved to New Market when Carol was young. She graduated New Market High School in 1957. She was united in marriage to Paul Owen in 1963 and they raised one son, Randy. Following their marriage they worked in Denver, CO, Independence, MO, Panama City, FL, Franklin, PA. In 1993 Carol retired due to health and she and Paul moved to LaGrange, GA. In 1999 they relocated to Shenandoah and operated The Days Inn until January 2007 when they retired and moved to Clarinda. She pursued her calling and became a Certified Lay Minister and served the Faith & Hope Circuit of the United Methodist Church.
On Sunday morning, October 16, 2011 Carol was called home. She passed away at Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE. She was preceded in death by her parents, in-laws Herbert and Alice (Lehman) Owen, sister-in-law Patricia Bothwell and husband Clinton, and great grandchild Gabriel Keith Stevens.
Carol is survived by her husband, Paul, of Clarinda, IA; son Randy Owen and wife Lisa of Independence, MO; grandchildren Charles W Owen, Crystal Stevens and her two children Blake Dakota and Jaxson, and Cassondra Newton and her daughter Shauniece Garrison all of Independence, MO; brothers Charles Dorl and wife Shirley of Shenandoah, IA, and John Dorl of Denver, CO; sisters Esther Swigert and husband Bill and Myrna Adair, all of Clarinda, IA; in-laws Ralph L Owen and wife Glenda of Cheyenne, WY and William E "Bill" Owen and wife Iris of Clarinda, IA; many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 20, 2011 at Eickemeyer Funeral Chapel with Pastor Buck officiating. Interment will be at Clarinda Cemetery. Order of Eastern Star services will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Chapel followed by family visitation until 8 p.m. Memorials are suggested to a fund to be established.
Wilson Charles Dorl (1913 - 1995)
Beulah Esther Nelson Dorl Kelley (1915 - 1995)
Charles Edwin Dorl (1936 - 2013)*
Carolyn Ann Dorl Owen (1939 - 2011)
Terry Wayne Dorl (1959 - 2015)**
Created by: Homeward Bound
Record added: Oct 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78569562
Aunt Carolyn, may you rest in peace with our Heavenly Father. Loving you always.|
Added: Oct. 18, 2011