Carol Jane Morrow, 85, of Mitchell, formerly of Ravinia, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at her home in Mitchell. She died under hospice care surrounded by her loving husband and four daughters. Funeral Mass was held Friday, January 22 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Lake Andes. Burial was in St. Mark’s Catholic Cemetery in Lake Andes. Visitation was at the Peters Funeral Home in Wagner. Carol’s funeral service was streamed at stpaulstmark. com for those wishing to share in her service virtually.
Carol was born to Brownie and Elinor (McKenna) Carpenter in Delmont, on September 20, 1935. She met the love of her life, Daniel A. Morrow in high school at Ravinia. They married on October 18, 1954, and farmed together for 34 years. Carol was a dedicated farmwife, mother and grandma. She was a beautiful seamstress and sewed most of her girls’ clothes. Dan and Carol loved to travel and were blessed to be able to be Arizona snowbirds for over 20 years.
They moved from their farm place in 1988 and bought a home in Wagner. Then in 1995, Dan and Carol built their dream home in Pickstown, and remained there until 2005 when they moved to Mitchell.
Grateful for having shared her life are her husband of over 66 years, Dan of Mitchell, four daughters: Cathryn Smith of Hazel; Nancy Gall of Lake Andes; Pamela (Dick) Groen of Mitchell and Tracey (Dan) Krcil of Wagner; ten grandchildren: Jacob (Dixie) Smith and Matthew (Anna) Smith of Hazel, Kimberly (Chris) Claymore of Klamath Falls, OR, Andrea (Shane) Rein of Veblen, Laura (Taylor) Anderson of Groten, David (Nataliya) Gall of Pierre, Sara (Barrett) Jarabek of Sioux Falls, Lori (Clif) Kayl of Mitchell, Scott (Carroline) Kniffen, of Parkston, Ryan (Anna) Krcil of Sioux Falls; 23 great grandchildren; two sisters: Margaret Melmer of Mitchell and Susan (Robert) Beal of Village of Four Season, MO; and several nieces and nephews.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents Brownie and Elinor Carpenter, father and mother-in-law Arther C. and Bertha Morrow, five brother-in-laws and three sisters-in-law.
Memorials will be donated to the Mitchell Avera @ Home Hospice Program in Mitchell.