Carolyn loved art and earned a degree in interior design at Iowa State University. She resided in Gatlinburg, Tenn., Grand Rapids, Mich., Minneapolis, Minn., and Iowa, working as a designer. She was very creative, loved to paint, collect and refinish unique antique furniture, and was an excellent cook. In her retirement years, Carolyn received joy providing a loving home to unwanted little dogs.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Left to cherish her memory include one sister, Mary Lou Larsen (Dale); nephews: Alan (Shirley), Mark (Robyn) and David (Kelli) Larsen; relatives and friends.
Carolyn's life can be celebrated through fond memories of those who dearly loved her. Honoring Carolyn's wishes, funeral services will not be held.