|Birth: ||Jun. 21, 1951|
|Death: ||Jan. 9, 2012|
OTTUMWA - Carolyn J. Carder, 60, of 2034 Roemer Ave., died at 6:06 pm January 9, 2012 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
She was born June 21, 1951 in Ottumwa to Robert and Edna Yeoman Meeker. She married Steven Carder on May 9, 1998. A graduate of Ottumwa High School in 1970, she graduated from Indian Hills Community College, and was presently employed at Long John Silvers.
She attended Trinity Church of the Nazarene. She was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #114 Auxiliary, presently serving as conductor, and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Newton.
She enjoyed karaoke, cribbage, scrapbooking and spending time with her family and friends.
Surviving are her husband, Steve; a son, Dane(Hope)Garman of Laurens; two step-sons, Shaun Garman of Laurens and Derek(Coleen)Garman of Ottumwa; 17 grandchildren; a great-grandson; her mother, Edna Meeker of Ottumwa; three sisters, Roberta Babcock of Aurora, IL, Mary Ann McFadden and Janice Crowder both of Ottumwa; a brother, Robert Meeker of Aurora, IL.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tesha Benedict; her father, Robert Meeker; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Perry and Ethel Carder.
Her body has been cremated. Memorial services will be 11 am Thursday at Trinity Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Mark Eigsti officiating. The family will be a the church from 9-11 am Thursday to greet friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Donald Bitner
Record added: Jan 11, 2012
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