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Carol Earl

d. July 25, 2013

Carol Jean Earl, 68, of Austin, Minnesota died on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Mayo Health Systems Austin. She was born May 11, 1945 in Austin to Orville Miller and LaDonna (Perkins) Miller. Carol attended school in Austin and married Merlyn Sh eldon in 1970. She was also married to Don Earl until his death in 1996. She worked as a crossing guard for many years before her career as a bailiff for Mower County. Carol enjoyed people and making friends. She went out of her way to help others. She loved camping, collecting angels and crafts. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy. Carol also enjoyed attending AA meetings. She died with 34 years of sobriety. She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Merlyn Sheldon I, husband Donald Earl and an infant son Carol is survived by her son Merlyn Sheldon II (Dawn Hegna) of Mantorville, Minnesota, daughter Margaret Earl of Austin, sisters: Judy Weatherly of Stewartville, Minnesota, Marlys and Gary Troe of Lake Mills, Iowa, Paulette and Doug Page of Elysian, Minnesota, brother Paul Miller of Austin, grandchildren: Merlyn Sheldon III, Michael Sheldon, Mercedeez Sheldon, Chandler Pratt and Chantel Pratt, several nieces and nephews, stepdaughters: Darla Halstead of Nevada and Janet Sward of Albert lea, Minnesota.

Service Information


Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery
4th Drive SW
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Monday, July 29 2013
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Tuesday, July 30 2013
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Saint Olaf Lutheran Church
306 2nd Street NW
Austin MN 55912


Service

Tuesday, July 30 2013
10:00 AM

Saint Olaf Lutheran Church
306 2nd Street NW
Austin MN 55912

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