Carol Ann Natalizio Hanrahan
Carol Ann Natalizio (Clift) Hanrahan

Carol Ann Natalizio (Clift) Hanrahan was born and raised in Waukesha, WI. After graduating from Mount Mary College, she taught young children, raised 3 daughters in Des Moines, IA, and became a training and volunteer management expert, working at National Council on Alcoholism, Iowa Department of Substance Abuse, and United Way. She later lived in AZ and CA.

Carol was an incredible mother and her daughters will feel the loss as a huge hole in their lives. When her girls were grown, Carol went on another adventure, marrying the love of her life, Denny Hanrahan. They spent their time having countless adventures together. They traveled, biked, walked, and for their 75th birthdays, went skydiving. Carol will be truly missed by many.

Preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Don. Carol is survived by husband Dennis Hanrahan of Oceanside, CA; brother Dick(Barb); sister-in-law Eloise; daughters Nancy Clift of La Crosse, WI; Sue(Clift)Ausavich of Holmen, WI (Tim); Barbara Clift of Ankeny, IA (Dave Berns); grandchildren Jamie and Andy Kizilos-Clift, Zach Ausavich, Charlie, Emily and Mary Bump. She will also be missed by Denny's children and grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 19th at The Thoreau Center at 3500 Kingman Blvd, Des Moines. We will be gathering at 1:00 with a memorial service at 2:00 and light refreshments following.



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Published by the Des Moines Register from Jun. 3 to Jun. 13, 2021.
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Sorry for your loss.....I went to high school with Barb. Saw the name in the obit, then saw the picture - Barb looks a lot like her mother. Loosing a parent is never easy.
Kathy Hoeppner Murrow
June 15, 2021
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