Carol Ann Lynch passed away peacefully in Surprise, Arizona, on November 19, 2019, surrounded by her family.
Carol was born on March 9, 1942, in St. Cloud, Minnesota, to parents, Norbert Kron and Agnes (Novy) Kron.
Carol graduated from St. Cloud Cathedral High School, followed by St. Ben’s University with a degree in Education. She obtained her master’s degree in Education from St. Cloud State University.
Carol met her future husband, Greg Lynch, in St. Cloud, Minnesota, when he asked her to a dance at a local dance hall. They wed six months later on August 12, 1967. Carol and Greg were married for 52 years and had two children, Phillip Lynch and Erin Lynch (Feigal).
Carol taught junior high English for many years in the St. Cloud area, and then, took some time away from teaching to raise her two children. Eventually she returned to education, teaching English as a second language in St. Cloud, Minnesota to U.S. immigrants. Later, Carol became a trainer and job coach at the Work Force Centers in Duluth, Minnesota and Monticello, Minnesota. Carol retired from teaching in 2006 to be a granny nanny for her two grandchildren, Peyton and Aidan.
Her husband, Greg, has spent his career in the automotive business in St. Cloud and Duluth, Minnesota.
Carol and Greg started spending winters in Sun City Grand, Arizona, in 2006, eventually moving full time to Sun City Grand in 2018.
Carol loved music, dancing, walking, gardening, reading, meeting new people, and spending time with her friends and family.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Norbert and Agnes Kron, and sister, Judy Kron.
She is survived by her husband Greg, son Philip, daughter Erin, son-in-law Chris Feigal, Grandchildren Peyton and Aidan Feigal, sisters Joan Sand, Lois Johnson (Tom), and Debbie Weber (Mike) along with many in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Celebration of life gatherings will be held January 2020, in Surprise, Arizona; spring of 2020 in Woodbury, Minnesota and early summer 2020 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, where interment will take place at Assumption Cemetery. Notices of dates and times will be sent out when final arrangements are made.
Memorial contributions are preferred to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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