Moseng, Carol Jean (Peterson) Born in Clarkfield, MN, on February 4, 1940, to Iona (Coover) and Winfred Peterson. She graduated from Clarkfield High School in 1957. She then worked as secretary at REA in Montevideo until 1960. Carol was married to Harlan on April 11, 1959. They were blessed with four children: Brad, Brenda, Bruce, and Brent. Harlan and Carol farmed west of Montevideo until 1964, when they moved to their farm site west of Clarkfield. Carol worked at the Clarkfield School for over thirty years, starting as a teachers' aide and eventually working as the elementary secretary. She was a very active member of the Clarkfield Lutheran Church. Carol was a compassionate and inspirational woman who had a way of making everyone feel significant and loved. She enjoyed gardening, traveling, card games, going for walks, dominoes, cooking, and keeping busy with volunteer activities. Unknown to many, Carol had been courageously battling cancer since 1995, never complaining or letting it slow her down. She was an inspiration to everyone. Carol passed away peacefully on April 21, 2012. She is survived by her children: Dr. Bradley Moseng (Sheryl Mann) of Montevideo, Brenda (Frank) Vanderveur of Alexandria, Dr. Bruce Moseng of Cottonwood, AZ, and Dr. Brent (Deja) Moseng of Flagstaff, AZ; nine granddaughters: Jami, Carli, Brook and Laura Moseng, Ashley and Kayla Vanderveur, Bella, Macie, and Harleigh Moseng; sister, Linda (Rick) Kohn; brothers, LeRoy and Dale Peterson; sister-in-law, Beverly (Arden) Anderson; brother-in-law, Elwood Moseng (Betty Burgess); daughter-in-law, Joni Moseng; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Harlan of 49 years, in 2008. Blessed be her memory!
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Published in Star Tribune on Apr. 29, 2012