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Carole Lehmen

Carole Lehmen, age 68 of Rich Fountain, passed away Friday, September 7, 2012, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City.

Carole was born May 4, 1944, in Kansas City, MO, a daughter to the late Ross and Dulcie (Baird) Calhoun.

Carole was a 1962 graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School in Shawnee Mission, KS.

On June 13, 1980, she was united in marriage to Gerald "Jerry" Lehmen in Linn. He survives of the home.

Carole served in the Army National Guard as a full time technician. She also worked on the family dairy farm and as a nurse's aide at a nursing home.

Carole was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain, St. Ann's Sodality and the American Legion Post #317 Ladies Auxiliary.

She enjoyed reading and traveling where she had visited several foreign countries and every state but Alaska. Carole was also a history buff.

In addition to her husband, Jerry, Carole is survived by: one son, Ron Hunt of Rosemount, MN; one daughter, Angel Hunt of Eagan, MN; and three grandchildren, Jade, Jasmine, and Ashlee Hunt.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Pamela Dunbar.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 10, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Phil Niekamp as the celebrant. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Parish Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sacred Heart Nativity Painting Fund.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mark and Pam Borgmeyer Sep 12 2012 12:00 AM

Jerry, Angel, Ronnie & family - Our deepest sympathy to each of you for your loss. Your Wife, Mother & Grandmother was one of a kind! Growing up in Rich Fountain, I remember her warm smile and great stories! May your treasured memories bring you comfort during this difficult time. She will be missed by many.

Kevin & Lisa (Grellner) Fincher Sep 10 2012 12:00 AM

Dear Jerry, We were sorry to hear of Carole's passing. Your fond memories, of her, will help you through this difficult time. With Sympathy, Larry & Dana Zimmerman (Retired MOARNG)

Larry & Dana Zimmerman Sep 9 2012 12:00 AM

Carole was truly a beautiful and classy lady. She inspired me and I enjoyed her company and listening to the stories she shared. Cherish the memories that live in your heart. I hope you can feel the thoughts of caring and support that surround you today and for days to come.

Joan Neuner Sep 8 2012 12:00 AM