Carol Jean Tracy
Carol Jean Tracy Dec. 1, 1949 - Oct. 22, 2013
MILBANK, SD - Carol Jean Tracy, 63, of Milbank, died Monday, October 22, 2013 at Avera McKenna Hospital in Sioux Falls. Her funeral will be 11:00 am, Saturday, October 26th at American Lutheran Church in Milbank. Burial will be in the Milbank City Cemetery in Milbank. Visitation will be Friday from 5-7 pm, at Mundwiler Funeral Home in Milbank and continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Carol was born on December 1, 1949, in Sisseton, South Dakota, the daughter of James and Lila (Olson) Kelly. She grew up in Sisseton, graduating from Sisseton High School in 1968. Following graduation she worked in Minneapolis.
On December 20, 1969, she was united in marriage to John Tracy at St. Anthonys Catholic Church in Browns Valley. They lived in Big Stone City and Springfield and in 1976 they moved to Shirley Basin, Wyoming where they both worked at Pathfinder Uranium Mine. In 1984, they moved to the Milbank area where they have lived ever since. For the past 27 years, she worked at Saputo Cheese in Big Stone City, retiring in January of this year. Carol was a member of American Lutheran Church in Milbank.
Carol is survived by her husband, John; her daughters: Wendy (and Nathan) Streed of Willmar, MN; Kelly (and Bradley Pederson) O'Farrell of Willmar; and Barb (and Chris) Dohrer of Aberdeen; eleven grandchildren: Isaiah, Zechariah, Noah, Kaden and Jacob Streed; Jonah, Micah and Emma Dohrer; Colin O'Farrell, Ella and Crosby Pederson; seven siblings and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Darrell; sister, Janet Nieland and brother-in-law, Nick Martinek.