Carol D. Bostrom - Rochester

The funeral for Carol Dawn Bostrom will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday Feb. 4, 2012, in River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home, with Rev. Lester Horntvedt officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens in Rochester. Visitation will be held at River Park Chapel one hour before the service.

Miss Bostrom, 77, of Rochester, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester of complications from a stroke.

Carol was born Dec. 8, 1934, in Moorhead, to Oscar and Clara (Kastet) Bostrom. She moved, with her family, to Rochester, and graduated from Rochester High School. After high school, she attended Mac Murray College in Illinois. She obtained her degree in elementary education at Utah State University. She was an elementary teacher in St Louis Park, and in the Tacoma, Wash., area. Prior to completing her education to be a teacher, she was a ticket agent for Northwest Airlines. In her younger years she was a world traveler which included spending a one year sabbatical touring Australia.

Survivors include her brother, Maynard Bostrom and sister, Loretta Pettey, both of Rochester. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Clara and four sisters, Marion (Carl) Grande, Gertrude Leqve, Charlotte Hanson and Elaine (Donald) Nelson.

Macken Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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