Jan. 5, 1944-May 8, 2019
MARSHALL — Services for Carol Monsrud, 75, of Marshall, are at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Clotilde Catholic Church in Green Valley. Burial will be in the Calvary Catholic Cemetery Columbarium in Marshall. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the Hamilton Funeral Home. A prayer service is scheduled for 7 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Arrangements are with Hamilton Funeral Home.
Carol died Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center.
Carol Jean Monsrud was born Jan. 5, 1944, to Oscar and Doreen (Devereaux) Van Overbeke in Marshall. She grew up in Marshall and was baptized and confirmed at St. Clotilde Catholic Church in Green Valley. She graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1962.
On Aug. 4, 1966, Carol was united in marriage to Gerald Monsrud and the couple made their home in Marshall. The couple were blessed with two sons and a daughter. Over the years they fostered nine children. Carol also did daycare for 20-plus years. She loved to bake and enjoyed ceramics. Christmas was a special time for Carol. Over the years she had many pets and enjoyed helping Jerry with yardwork. She also enjoyed traveling, reading and car rides. Her family was very special to her and she enjoyed time spent with them.
Blessed be her memory.
Carol is survived by her husband Gerald of Marshall; three children: Jim (Lori) Monsrud of Sioux Falls, Jeff Monsrud of Marshall, and Teresa (Curt) Buysse of Minneota; three grandchildren: Jade (Mike) Maxwell, Jordan Buysse and Jasmine Buysse; three great-grandchildren: Aydin, Paislee and Ella; three sisters: Shirley Paradis, Elaine (Paul) Swift and Tammy Van Overbeke all of Marshall; and extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Doreen.
Hamilton Funeral Home