Caroline Melinda Laird, 41, of Fort Dodge, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 26. She was born on February 25, 1972 to Richard and Cora (Traupe) Laird, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Caroline attended the Lehigh Elementary School, and graduated from the Fort Dodge High School in 1991.
She was employed at Iowa Central Industries, and had many friends there. Caroline was a member of the Northfield Church of Christ in Fort Dodge, she loved fellow shipping and everything to do with church. She also enjoyed babysitting her nephews, bowling, dominoes, Wii and bingo. Caroline collected dolls, Elvis items and Coca-cola memorabilia to remind her of great times on the Traupe farm.
Her family includes: father Richard and step mother Fae of Webster City; brother & sister in law John Michael (Susan) of Webster City; two nephews: Joshua who is attending South Dakota School of Mines, in Rapid City, SD and Andrew who is attending Buena Vista University in Storm Lake; step-siblings: Christine (David) Moulds of Pappilion, NE, Cheryl Anderson of Webster City, and Chad Anderson of Des Moines. She was preceded in death by her mother Cora, and sister Helen Marie.
Funeral service will be Monday Sept. 30, 2013 - 10:30 AM, at the Lehigh Christian Church, with Pastor Dale Harlow officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 5 – 7 PM at the Boman Funeral Home in Webster City. Boman Funeral Home is caring for the family. www.bomanfh.com
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