Dangers, Carolyn Augusta 80

Carolyn A. Dangers was born March 13, 1941 in Victor Township, Minnesota. The daughter of Alice (Birkholz) and Erwin “Pete” Shepperd. A lifelong member of St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake, Carolyn was baptized and confirmed by Pastor E.N. Seltz. After graduating from Howard Lake High School, Carolyn enrolled in nurses training in Minneapolis. On January 27, 1962 she was married to Donald “Bud” Dangers at St. James Lutheran Church by Pastor G. C. Michael.

Bud and Carolyn were blessed with 51 years of marriage and three children. They made their home on the Dangers Family Farm south of Howard Lake. She ran a tight household, she was artistic, loved music, flowers and loved to read. In Carolyn’s younger years she enjoyed being a part of the county’s home extension club. More recently, Carolyn enjoyed Bible study, Lutheran Women’s Missionary League and visiting with her friends and family.

Carolyn spent the last 71/2 years at beautiful Cedar Crest in Silver Lake, Minnesota. She received tender loving care at all times. Cedar Crest is highly recommended by this family. God Bless all of the workers there. Allina Hospice also played a special part in Carolyn’s last days. We appreciate them and all they did for Mom and us.

It was on Sunday, April 11, 2021 that Carolyn was called to her eternal rest having reached the age of 80 years, 29 days. Carolyn was preceded in death by her beloved husband Donald “Bud” Dangers, her parents Erwin and Alice (Birkholz) Shepperd, brother Ralph and wife June, brother Arthur and wife Marlana, sister-in-law Dorothy Shepperd and other dear family members.

Carolyn is survived by her daughters Christine (James) Yukel of Howard Lake, Cathy (Cory) Jones of Rockford and son Michael (Sara) of Isle, Minnesota. Carolyn is also survived by her cherished grandchildren; Samantha (Jared) Pierce of Howard Lake, Jonathan Yukel of Minneapolis, Andrew (Sarah) Jones and Jack Jones of Rockford, Emma (attending Concordia University in Seward, NE), Jacob, Cole, and Libby Dangers of Isle. As well as great grandchildren Gabe and Micah Pierce also of Howard Lake. Brothers Victor (Gladys) of St. Paul and Howard of Stewartville as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Blessed be her memory.

The funeral will take place Saturday April 17, at St. James Lutheran in Howard Lake at 2pm with internment to follow at St. James Cemetery near Dutch Lake. Visitation will begin 1 hour prior to the service.

Memorials preferred to St. James Lutheran School, Hutchinson Health Foundation (focus on mental health), Cedar Crest of Silver Lake and Allina Hospice.

Masks and social distancing will be in place due to COVID-19 precautions.