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Carolyn Klingman Brockel
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Birth: May 5, 1915
Campbell County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 2012
Brown County
South Dakota, USA

Carolyn Klingman was born on May 5, 1915 to Jacob and Barbara (Quenzer) Klingman in Mound City, SD. She attended country school near Mound City. She married Gottlieb Brockel on January 19, 1932 at Selby, SD. After their marriage they lived in the Selby-Mound City area, and later moved to Bowdle. They later moved to Roscoe before moving to Aberdeen in 1952. Carolyn babysat for awhile and in 1957 she became employed with St. Luke's Hospital as a nurse's aide. She worked there for 27 years before retiring in 1989. Gottlieb died on March 6, 1981. Carolyn then volunteered for Central High School, Simmons and Holgate Jr. High, and at local nursing homes.

Carolyn was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church, Aberdeen. She was also a member of Women of the Moose, Eagles Lodge, American Legion Auxiliary and Aberdeen Senior Citizens. She enjoyed crocheting and embroidering. Carolyn loved music and dancing and always liked to play cards with her family and friends.

Grateful for having shared Carolyn's life are her sons, Morgan Brockel, Aberdeen, Theodore (Donna) Brockel, Aberdeen, Glenn (Donna) Brockel, Roscoe, SD, James (Jan) Brockel, Rapid City, SD, and JoeRay (Linda) Brockel, Rapid City, SD, twenty-four grandchildren, forty-two great grandchildren, and eight great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Barbara, husband, Gottlieb, one son Donald Brockel, four grandchildren, Tina, Nancy, Joseph and Carolyn, eight sisters and one brother.

The funeral service for Carolyn Brockel, 97, of Aberdeen, will be 2:00 pm, Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, with the Reverend Raymond L. Pomlun officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Aberdeen. Carolyn died Friday, November 2, at Avera St. Luke's Hospital, Aberdeen.

Visitation will be from 1-7pm, with family present from 5-7pm, Monday, November 5, 2012 at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S. Main St., Aberdeen.

Family links: 
  Johann Jakob Klingman (1874 - 1948)
  Barbara Quenzer Klingman (1880 - 1928)
  Gottlieb Brockel (1908 - 1981)
  Morgan Albert Brockel (1933 - 2013)*
  Magdalena Klingman Quenzer (1901 - 1984)*
  Lizzie Klingman Kunz (1902 - 1993)*
  Barbara Klingman Goehring (1903 - 1989)*
  Christina Klingman Oberlander (1905 - 2000)*
  Bertha Klingman Ackerman (1907 - 1989)*
  Eva Klingman Steiger Mason Manherz (1911 - 1998)*
  Hulda Klingman Fuehrer Brosz (1911 - 2003)*
  Dorothy Klingman Frainey (1913 - 1981)*
  Carolyn Klingman Brockel (1915 - 2012)
  Jacob Oscar Klingman (1921 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Brown County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Dorothy Peterson Kunz
Record added: Nov 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100087463
Carolyn <i>Klingman</i> Brockel
Added by: Dorothy Peterson Kunz
Carolyn <i>Klingman</i> Brockel
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I shall miss you dearly.
- Dorothy Peterson Kunz
 Added: Nov. 3, 2012

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