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Carol A. Artmann, 72

Carol Ann Artmann, age 72, of rural Winsted, passed away Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.

She was born Dec. 26, 1942, in Minneapolis, the daughter of Edwin and LaVerna (Hoof) Thalman.

Carol was joined in holy marriage with Ronald A. Artmann Aug. 29, 1986, in Plato.

Carol was formerly employed as a lab technician at Mid-America Dairyman.

Miniature horses were important to her, as well as going to horse shows. She was a past softball player, and also enjoyed watching the sporting events of her sons and grandsons.

Carol was a faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.

She is survived by her loving sons: James Fiecke, Bobby Artmann and fiancé Melody, Donny (Kari) Artmann, and Kenny Artmann; six grandchildren: Tyler Fiecke and fiancée Ashley, Cody Fiecke, Jack Fiecke, Josh Artmann, Jessica Artmann and Tristan Artmann; a brother, Roger (Carol) Thalman of Alexandria; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald, March 12, 2014; her parents, Edwin and LaVerna Thalman; and by an infant brother, Virgil Thalman.

A Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, Oct. 23 at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, with Father Tony Stubeda as the celebrant. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Winsted.

There was a time of gathering Thursday, Oct. 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake, with a prayer Service at 5:30 p.m. Visitation continued Friday morning, Oct. 23 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Carol’s grandsons, Tyler Fiecke, Cody Fiecke and Jack Fiecke, were urn bearers.

The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake served the family. Online condolences may be made to www.mareshfuneralhome.com

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