Carol Jean Keierleber Winslow passed away early Thursday morning, Sept. 25, 2014 at her home in Belgrade, Mont., surrounded by her family. She was born Sept. 13, 1939 to Otto and Irene Herrmann Keierleber in Toppenish, Wash. She attended grade school through high school in Billings, Mont.
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On May 5, 1956, she married Donald LeRoy Winslow. To this union were born one daughter and six sons. Carol and Don often joked that they had "one and a half dozen" when asked how many kids they had. They were sealed for time and eternity in the Manti LDS Temple in 1962. Carol and Don lived in different communities in Wyoming and Montana, including Greybull, Sheridan, and Cody, Wyo. as well as Hardin and Billings, Mont. In 1985, they moved to Allentown, Pa. Don passed away in 1987. She married Frank Hanosek in 1989. In 2005, they moved to Belgrade, Mont.
Carol was a stay-at-home mom until all of her children were of school age. She then began her medical career in Butte, Mont. in 1974. After moving to Billings in 1975, she worked at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings until 1985. She continued working at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown from 1985-2005. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various callings throughout the years. Her interests included home decorating, gardening, traveling, family history, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Carol is survived by her husband, Frank Hanosek; daughter, Brooke Loveridge [Robert]; and sons, Steven [Sophia], Jeff, Brent [Satomi], Jonathan [Kerry], and Thad [Mechelle]. She has 13 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Maynard, and son, Blaine.
Carol fought a courageous four-year battle with peritoneal cancer. Her family gives special thanks to Drs. Spinelli and Castillo, as well as to the Bozeman Deaconess Cancer Center staff and Rocky Mountain Hospice for the wonderful care and support they gave her and her family during this time.
Visitation will take place on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service. Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m. at the Belgrade LDS chapel. Graveside services will be Monday afternoon at 3 p.m. in Billings at Mountview Cemetery.
Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service, www.dokkennelson.com.
Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service
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Bozeman, MT 59715
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle from Sept. 27 to Sept. 28, 2014