Carroll Vaalemoen, 78
Tue, 10/17/2017 - 9:29am admin
CRESCO - Carroll Gordon Vaalemoen, age 78 of Cresco, Iowa and formerly of Preston, Minn., passed away at the Evans Memorial Home in Cresco on Oct. 13, 2017 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Memorial services will be held at the Cresco Community Chapel in Cresco on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Michael Simiele officiating. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of services at the church. The Lindstrom Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Carroll was born on December 9, 1938 to Peter and Ethel (Parker) Vaalemoen on his grandparent’s farm near Preston. Carroll graduated from Preston High School in 1957. He loved the farm and working with his animals. After farming Carroll continued to enjoy the life of a farmer as he continued to live on the farm while he worked at Featherlite in Grand Meadow and Cresco.
In 1960 he married Janna White and they had two children. Carroll enjoyed his horses, bowling, his Harley motorcycle, deer hunting, and boating. In 2010 Carroll and Janna moved to Cresco, Iowa.
Living family members include his wife of 56 years: Janna; two children: Allen (Karen) Vaalemoen of Idaho Falls, Idaho and Danna (Mark) Kubik of Cresco, Iowa; six grandchildren; and one sister-in-law.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four siblings.