|Carol A. Teigen, 62|
|Written by TRF Times|
Moorhead - Carol Ann Teigen, 62, formerly of Thief River Falls, died on Friday, September 23, 2005 in her home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Funeral services were held on Monday, September 26, at 11 a.m. at the Hawley Lutheran Church in Hawley. Interment was held at the Hawley Cemetery.
Carol Ann Teigen was born on August 30, 1943, to Lester and Elvira (Hallin) Taggart in Thief River Falls. She grew up and attended school in Thief River Falls, graduating from Lincoln High School in 1961. She attended Thief River Falls School of Practical Nursing. After earning her LPN degree, Carol worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes. On January 18, 1964, she married Peter Teigen in Thief River Falls. They had one daughter, Lynn.
In February of 1965, they moved and made their home in Hawley. Carol worked as a home care nurse, and at the Hawley Post Office, before starting her life-time career as the Office Manager at the Hawley Co-op Elevator. Carol graciously put in 31 years of service from April 1970, until her retirement on July 18, 2002. They moved to Moorhead, in May of 2005.
Carol devoted her life to her family. She will be remembered for being a caring and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, and could frequently be found playing games, laughing, and cheering them on in all of their activities.
She is survived by her husband, Peter Tiegen of Moorhead; one daughter, Lynn (Riley) Tweet of Moorhead; two very special grandchildren; two brothers, Duane (Sharon) Taggart of Greenbush and Jim (Marlene) Taggart of Newfolden; five sisters, Ivy (Robert) Myhrer of Lakeland, Fla., Dorothy (Donald) Johnson of Coon Rapids, Lois (Adrian) Larson of Roseau, Marilyn (Jim) Erickson of Alexandria, and Fae (Gene) Becklund of Redwood Falls and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, LaVonne Gray.