Carol Lutes Prinkki of Missoula died March 1, 2008, due to a lengthy illness. There will be a private memorial for family.
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Born to Ernest and Marjorie Lutes on Nov. 29, 1937, in Bozeman, she graduated from Gallatin County High School in 1956.
Carol married Edward Prinkki in 1961 and moved to Missoula where they raised a family.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Gwenda and Richard Dingman, and their four children, of Brookdale, Calif.; a daughter, Edie Helland of San Francisco; sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie and John Recktenwald of Bozeman; brother-in-law, Richard Prinkki of Missoula; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, and a brother, Dennis Lutes.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice, and correspondence sent to P.O. Box 516, Felton, CA 95018.
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Mar. 16, 2008