Carolyn Ann Patrick, daughter of Carl and Iona Loftsgard Patrick, was born November 21, 1950, at West Union, Iowa. She was baptized at West Clermont Lutheran Church in Clermont and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye. She attended North Fayette Schools, graduating from North Fayette High School in West Union in 1970.
Carolyn worked as a waitress at Humphrey’s Restaurant in West Union and Ma & Pa’s Café in Hawkeye prior to moving to Waterloo. Since living in Waterloo, Carolyn worked at the Pizza Hut, the Waterloo Women’s Club, and Food Pride in Evansdale.
Following a sudden illness, her death occurred on Saturday, September 24, 2011, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo. She was 60 years old and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Waterloo.
She is survived by one brother, Jim Patrick of Hawkeye; four sisters, Linda (Dennis) Schroeder of Sumner, and Cynthia (Rodney) Benson, Julie Patrick, and Marcia (David) Knipp, all of Waterloo; three nieces; five nephews; three great nieces; and two great nephews.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 28, 2011, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye with Rev. Harold Peterson officiating. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 27, 2011, at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Hawkeye and for one hour preceding services at the church on Wednesday. Interment will follow at Hawkeye Cemetery.