Carolyn Glover

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Carolyn Glover, 95, of Spencer, formerly of Webb and Sioux Rapids, passed away Monday, July 16, 2007, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital.

Funeral services for Carolyn will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, July 19, 2007, at the Sliefert Funeral Home chapel in Sioux Rapids.

Interment will be in Lone Tree Cemetery at Sioux Rapids.

Visitation will take place from 6-8 p.m. tonight at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids.

Alice Carolyn Tourgee, the daughter of Carl H. and Florence (Judiesch) Tourgee, was born at Holstein, on Feb. 14, 1912. Carolyn lived her youth and received her education at Lake Center, graduating from the Lake Center High School in 1930.

She was united in marriage to Lyle Glover at her parents' home at Lake Center on Jan. 3, 1932. Their union was blessed with four children: Carlyle, Janet, Karen, and Keith. Following their marriage, Lyle and Carolyn were engaged in farming in the Lake Park and Ayrshire areas. They later purchased their farm near Webb and farmed there until their retirement in 1976 when they moved into Sioux Rapids. Lyle died in 1984. Carolyn continued to make her home in Sioux Rapids until moving to the Highlands Independent Living in Spencer in 1997. More recently, Carolyn had resided at Riverside Assisted Living in Spencer.

Carolyn was a longtime 4-H leader and was honored as the State Homemaker of the Year in 1962. She was actively involved in community service. Carolyn had been a member of the Webb United Methodist Church, as well as the First United Church of Christ of Sioux Rapids where she had been a member of the church choir.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Lyle.

Caroyln is survived by her children: Carlyle and Elaine Glover of Colorado Springs, Colo., Janet and Richard Cone of Pierre, S.D., Karen and Jim Mileham of Aurora, Colo., and Keith and Betty Glover of Rake; 13 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids.