Carol Ann Fangmeier, age 64, of St. Croix Falls, WI, passed away peacefully, with her children by her side, on April 23, 2014 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Carol was born on February 7, 1950 in Springfield, MN to Walter and Rosella (Eichten) Wille.
She was united in marriage on June 19, 1971 to Joseph Nicholas Fangmeier. Their marriage was blessed with four children: Bradley, Woodrow “Woody,” Carrie, and Amy.
Carol lived a strong Christian life, believing in the promises of God, and knowing she would join Him for eternity in Heaven. She enjoyed the outdoors, spending time fishing and hunting. She also loved spending time with her children and grandchildren
She is survived by her children: Woody (Sarah) Fangmeier, Carrie (Shawn) Olson, and Amy (Todd) Lessman; grandchildren: Isabelle and Isaac Fangmeier, Brenna, Bailey, and Britta Olson, and Reese and Preston Lessman; and siblings: Gary Wille, Duane (Margaret) Wille, Diane (deceased husband, Bob) Schneider, Marilyn (Roger) Despiegelaere, Donald (Barb) Wille, Judy (Gary) Ross, Sandy (Dick) Schaible, Rosanne (Ray) Dreckman, and Barbara (Donald) Waller; along with many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph Fangmeier; son, Bradley Fangmeier; and brother, Randall Wille.
Funeral Service for Carol will be held on Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Hope Evangelical Free Church of Oakdale, 7910 15th St. N., Oakdale. Visitation with be at 2:00 p.m. with a service following at 3:00 p.m.
Services are in the care of the O’Connell Family Funeral Home. (715) 386-3725. www.oconnellfuneralhomes.com