Carol Lorraine was born Dec. 30, 1941, in Minot, N.D., to Benjamin and Elsie Hodge. She passed away Feb. 2, 2021, at her home with her family by her side.
Carol graduated from Ryan High School and married Merle (Red) Young. Together they had two sons. Merle and Carol moved to Kansas City, Mo., in 1963, where she worked for Bekins Moving Company. In 1971 they moved to Minot and Carol took a job at North American Van Lines and Dakota Midland Grain until she retired in 2010. In 1983, Carol had built her first home in Burlington, N.D.
On June 22, 1996, Carol married Carmen Wold and they made their home in Burlington until 2013, when their dreams became a reality and they built their forever home in Bismarck.
Carol loved to travel and tend to her plants and garden. She never missed a season with decorating the inside and outside of the house.
Carol will be missed by her loving husband of 24 years, Carmen; sons, Michael, Sandstone, Minn., and Jerry (Colleen), Boise, Idaho; step-children, Carlin (April) Sweet and Angela (Kevin) Brown; brother, Gary (Laurie) Hodge, Lake Havasu, Ariz.; sisters, Connie (James) Skarhus, Rosemount, Minn., and Debra (Don) Tofteland, Mandan, N.D.; several grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and many nieces and nephews.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Russell Hodge; and grandson, Brandon Young.
A celebration of her life will be held in the spring in Burlington, N.D.
A special thank you to CHI Hospice for the care and compassion they showed Carol and her family in her final days.