Carolyn Ladd

Carolyn Ladd

New Sharon

Carolyn Ladd, 89 of New Sharon passed away Saturday morning, December 1, 2012 at the Pella Regional Hospital in Pella. Graveside/Memorial services will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at the Friends Cemetery in New Sharon. Friends are welcome to join the family at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home in New Sharon at 10:30 a.m. Thursday to form a procession and go to the cemetery. A visitation/luncheon will be held following the service at the McVay Center in New Sharon. Inurnment will be held at the Friends Cemetery in New Sharon. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the New Sharon United Methodist Church or the New Sharon Fire and Rescue. Friends may send condolences or sign the online guestbook at Holland-Coble Funeral Home of New Sharon is in charge of arrangements.

Her memory is honored by; her son, Gary (Marie) Ladd of Des Moines; her daughter, Mary (Les) Versteegh of New Sharon; four grandchildren, Angela (Charles) Prichard, John (Tricia) Knoot, Bryan (Kelli) Ladd and Brenda Ladd and six great -grandchildren, Riley, Luke, Aysha, Kai, Jaden and Kora.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Ronald Blanke.

Published in Des Moines Register on Dec. 4, 2012