Caroline Parson, of Braham, passed away on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. She was 75 years old.
GATHERING OF FRIENDS will be held from 1 – 3 pm on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Rock Ingebrand Chapel in Braham.
In lieu of flowers and memorials, please give to your local food shelf in Caroline’s memory.
Caroline S. Parson, of Braham, passed away after battling lung cancer on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. She was 75 years old.
Caroline was born on January 11, 1939 in Rock Island, Illinois, the second of three daughters of Edwin and Bernice (Tatman) Stern. The family moved to White Bear Lake, Minnesota where Caroline attended grade school and then moved to Stanchfield for at time before buying a farm in Braham. Caroline attended Braham High School, graduating in 1957. Caroline and her sisters were confirmed, as adults, in 1966 at the Braham Evangelical Lutheran Church. On August 20, 1960, Caroline was united in marriage to Emery Parson.
Caroline worked in the banking industry in the earlier years. In her free time, she enjoyed her passion for painting. Caroline even began to teach students within the community the art of painting. She continued her classes and also volunteered much of her time to the local food shelves until her final days.
Caroline is survived by her niece and many nephews and their families as well as numerous friends.
A Gather of Friends will be held from 1:00-3:00 pm on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your local food shelf in Caroline’s memory. Arrangements are by the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home of Braham.