Carol J. DeWolfe, age 91, of Redwood Falls, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020, at the Edgewood Vista Assisted Living in Brainerd, Minnesota. Private Family Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from Nelson-Hillestad Funeral Home in Redwood Falls with burial to follow in the Redwood Falls Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Services of Redwood Falls. E-mail condolences may be sent via
Carol was born to Fred and Lillian (Knutsen) Arneson on May 4, 1928 in Northfield, Minnesota. She was raised and graduated from high school in Northfield.
Carol married Herbert DeWolfe on August 12, 1948. They started their married life in Northfield, moving to New Ulm and finally Redwood Falls in 1957. They were blessed with 3 boys, Mark, Dan and Peter. She spent her time raising the boys and working at Wilson’s Clothing Store.
Carol enjoyed reading, spending time with family and her pets. She also loved the summers at Diamond Lake.
Carol is survived by her sons, Mark (Jamie) of Kansas City, Missouri, Dan (Jeanne) of Merrifield, Minnesota and Peter (Mary) of Merrifield, Minnesota. 9 grandchildren and a sister, Helen Coe.
Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Herb in 2008, her parents, Fred and Lillian Arneson. Siblings-brothers, Harold, Ralph, David, Paul, Fritz and sisters, Ruth Coates, Esther Roos, Norma Owen.
The family prefers memorials to Ramsey Park of Redwood Falls.