KOLTHOFF, Carol 1932-2013
KOLTHOFF, WILSON, ENGELKES
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/24/2017 at 09:18:07
Carol J. Kolthoff, 80, of Eldora, loving wife and mother, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa. Following cremation, Carol's family will gather to receive friends from 3pm to 5pm on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Carol's family.
Carol was born July 23, 1932 in Etna Township near Iowa Falls, Iowa, daughter of Ann Engelkes and Glen Wilson. She graduated from Alden High School and on October 27, 1958 was united in marriage to Theodore Kolthoff. They were married for 54 years.
Carol enjoyed spending precious time with her husband and family. Some of her favorite past times included quilting and gardening. She was a wife and homemaker and also worked outside the home as the owner of the Wayside Inn restaurant, manager of Pine Lake Country Club and as a kitchen manager at the Hardin County Home.
Carol is survived by her husband, Theodore; children, Laurie Ruby of Alden, Iowa, Robert (Debra) Pingel of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Ann (Earnest) Kurtz of Whittimore, Iowa, Mary (Dennis) Klaffke of Alden, Julie Drake of Jacksonville, North Carolina, Susan Kolthoff of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Theodore Kolthoff Jr. of Rose Hill, Iowa; and by 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sons Leslie and Jeffrey Pingel; and granddaughter, Michele Schwarm.
--Abels Funeral Homes (www.abelsfuneralhomes.com)
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