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VanVliet, Carol (Olson) 1944 - 2022


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 5/20/2022 at 11:54:54

Carol VanVliet, age 78, of Decorah, IA died on Friday, May 13, 2022, at Gundersen Health Systems in La Crosse, WI.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 23, 2022, at Helms Funeral Home - 604 South Ave, Decorah, IA 52101. Burial will be in the Washington Prairie cemetery.

Carol (Olson) VanVliet was born on February 7,1944, the daughter of Hildor and Anna (Aschim) Olson in Decorah, IA. She grew up on a farm outside of Decorah and attended area schools until graduating from Decorah High School in 1962. Following graduation, Carol married Gary Tekippe. To this union two children were born, Todd and Julie. The two were later divorced.

Carol spent most of her career working as a Medical Records Technician at the Winneshiek County Hospital. She also worked for JC Penny and sold insurance for a brief time. Following her first marriage, Carol married Gary VanVliet. They were later divorced. She enjoyed keeping her yard in immaculate shape, going dancing with her friends, playing cards, reading, watching movies, and visiting with her Avon customers.

Carol is survived by her two children: Todd (Kelly) Tekippe, Eden Prairie, MN and Julie (Darrel) Stoskopf, Decorah, IA. Grandsons: Austin Delgado, Joshua Delgado, and Nicholas Kovarik. Great granddaughters, Evelyn and Elise.

She was preceded in death by her Parents, Hildor and Anna Olson. Brother: Curtis Olson.

Source: Helms Funeral Home database

Washington Prairie Lutheran Cemetery

Winneshiek Obituaries maintained by Bruce Kuennen.
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