Passed away peacefully
surrounded by her loving family
on November 18, 2018. Age 79 of Maplewood. Preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Dorothy Melton; and step-father, James Ostby. Survived by her husband of 60+ years, John “Jack”; children, Greg (Kim), Lynn (Mark) Berens; grandchildren, Kristin (Tom) Munce, Karin (Michael-Paul) Schallmo, Kevin (Lauren) Berens, Matthew Berens; great-grandchildren, Lydia and Michael Munce; siblings, Polly Daniels, Bob (Bette) Melton, Debby (Les) Heffron, Janet Melton; step-brother, Dave (Connie) Ostby; and by many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Carole was a very active volunteer in her community and enjoyed helping those in need, including the Girl Scout Council of the St. Croix Valley, 622 Education Foundation, NorthStar Watermedia Society, Special Olympics and the Alley Shoppe at Arlington Hills Lutheran Church. Funeral Service 11 AM Monday, November 26, 2018 at Sandberg Funeral Home, 2593 E. 7th Avenue, North Saint Paul with visitation from 9:30-11 AM. Interment Union Cemetery, Maplewood. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society.