Carol Marie Menke of Saint Croix Falls died March 12, 2020. She was 89.

Carol was born Dec. 20, 1930, in Virginia, Minn., to Oscar and Agnes (McMillan) Dammen.

Carol married Herman in June of 1953. She worked at West Publishing for many years. Carol and Herman started the Hillside Cabins, which they ran until retiring and moved to Wolf Creek.

Carol enjoyed traveling and going to gun shows with her husband, reading, watching the Minnesota Vikings and NASCAR on TV. She also made quilts and donated many of them to different organizations in the area.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents; husband Herman of 62 years, and sister.

Carol leaves behind many nieces, nephews and friends.

A visitation will be held from 10-12pm, March 28, at the Grandstrand Funeral Home in Osceola. Interment will be held in the Wolf Creek cemetery. Condolences may be expressed online at

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