Carol passed away on Saturday, May 22nd in her home in Boise surrounded by her loving family. It was the day of her 60th wedding anniversary.

Carol was born on July 18th, 1940 in Carrington, North Dakota to Lucille and Leo Wells. Leo died of a blood clot three months after Carol’s birth. Carol and Gary were married on May 22nd, 1961 at St. Mark’s Church in St. Paul, MN. In the course of their 60 years together they moved numerous times. 35 years in Alaska brought many long-lasting friendships in many cities from Kotzebue to Ketchikan.

Carol worked in education where she taught troubled children along with computer tech to children from remote islands, many of which had no electricity. Carol was a member of Saint Mark’s Catholic Community in Boise where she volunteered frequently and served as a Eucharistic minister.

A funeral mass will be held at St. Marks Catholic Church (7960 W Northview St. Boise, ID 83704) at 11:00 AM Thursday, May 27th.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Corpus Christi House in the care of St. Marks in lieu of flowers.