Carol Jean "Corrie" Fountain
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601 W 21St St
Yankton, SD

Carol Jean 'Corrie' Fountain

Yankton, S.D.

Carol Jean "Corrie" Fountain, 92, of Yankton passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Yankton United Church of Christ (Congregational) with the Rev. Jacqueline Hickox-Morgan officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home and Crematory. There will also be visitation for one hour prior to service time at the church on Saturday. Due to COVID-19 concerns, friends and family are encouraged to participate through live streaming of Carol's services at: https://www.facebook.com/opsahlkostel/live. Those wishing to attend in person are asked to wear a mask and to practice social distancing guidelines. Online condolences may be made at www.opsahlkostelfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home and Crematory in Yankton.

Carol was born Sep. 22, 1928, to Alice (Hill) and Harry Corrie in Anthon, Iowa. She was very active in school: a cheerleader, student council president, newspaper editor, and forward on the basketball team. She was recognized as an Iowa All-State basketball player as a Junior. She graduated from East High School in Sioux City.

She then attended Morningside College where she met her husband, Donald. They married on June 5, 1948 and settled in Sloan, Iowa, where they stayed for eleven years. They then moved to Beresford to raise their four children and owned a business for over 25 years. Carol was an avid sports fan- she golfed every day in the summer and bowled in the winter. She was active in PTA, United Way, Women's Fellowship chairman and other activities in the church. She was a Girl Scout leader and a member of Ashrama Temple of Daughters of the Nile and a Past Queen.

In 2004, Carol moved to Yankton to be closer to family. In Yankton, she was honored to join Chapter K, P.E.O. become a member of the United Church of Christ, the Library Book Club, and two bridge clubs. She enjoyed her final years at Walnut Village.

She is survived by her children Nancy (John) Sternquist of Yankton, Dee (Bill) Waggoner of Renner, S.D., Julia Fountain (Mike Lawler, fiancé´) of Hampton, Va., and Rex (Ronna) Fountain of Lake St. Louis, Mo.; grandchildren Jill Sternquist (Jason Nelson), Corrie Sternquist, Nathan Waggoner, Joel Waggoner, David Waggoner, Jonmichael Waggoner, Ashleigh Bouselli (Eric), Alyssa Imm (Aaron), Amber Ahrens (Patrick), and Alexis Fountain; great-grandchildren Easton and Xavier Nelson, Corrie, Aiden, and Carson Bouselli, Brooks Imm (Born on Carol's 92nd birthday), William, Ella, and Logan Ahrens.

Carol was preceded in death by husband Donald; her parents; brother Wallace; and sister Doris.

The family requests memorial gifts be given to Chapter K, P.E.O. local scholarship fund or the United Church of Christ Projection Fund.


Published by Sioux City Journal on Apr. 21, 2021.
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23
Visitation
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street, Yankton, SD
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24
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10:30a.m. - 11:15a.m.
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210 West 5th Street, Yankton, SD
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Many happy memories of holidays with Uncle Don and Aunt Carol and the cousins
Cindy Corrie Curtin
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