CAROLYN ANN (BELL) BREDECarolyn Ann (Bell) Brede, 63, of Duluth, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at Essentia Health.
Carolyn Ann (Bell) Brede, 63, of Duluth, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at Essentia Health.
Carolyn was born in Milwaukee, Wis., on Aug. 2, 1949 to Larry and Barbara (Clendenon) Bell.
She graduated from West High School in Minneapolis class of 1967 and Abbott Hospital School of Nursing class of 1970. Carolyn worked as a nurse for many years at Miller-Dwan Hospital. Carolyn’s faith was very dear to her and Lakeside Presbyterian church was her second family. She was very involved with the church Bell Choir and teaching Sunday school. Carolyn enjoyed traveling, mystery books and history as well as playing bingo and making monkey bread with her patients. She was very proud of her Scottish heritage and loved bagpipe music.
Carolyn served as a theater usher, Girl Scout leader and was a proud member of DAR. Carolyn also enjoyed visiting with neighbors and friends and brightening people’s days with greeting cards. Her greatest joy was her family. She was a very loving and devoted mother, grandmother and friend.
She is preceded in death by her parents; son John and two uncles, James Clendenon and George Bell.
Carolyn is survived by her three daughters, Jessica (Garry) Fabb of Brooklyn Park, Minn., Stephanie (Lee) Pemberton of Beckenham, England, Ashlie (fiancée Tyler Johnson) of Plymouth, Minn.; three grandchildren, Orson, Radley and Isabelle; sister Adrienne; special aunts, Dolly and Gloria as well as many cousins and friends.
VISITATION: 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 in Lakeside Presbyterian Church 4430 McCulloch St. Duluth. Memorials may be directed to Lakeside Presbyterian Church. Services entrusted to Cremation Society of Minnesota 624-5200