Carol M. Helstad


Carol Mae Helstad, 80, of rural Whitehall, died Saturday, December 10, 2022, in her home.

Carol was born November 19, 1942, in Whitehall, to Hiram and Ella (Hanson) Holstad. She married Verdell O. Helstad, January 18, 1964, in Whitehall. Verdell preceded Carol in death, July 31, 2021.

Carol was employed at John O. Melby & Co. Bank in Whitehall as a bank teller for over twenty years and had other employment as a bookkeeper. She loved to read, spend time with family, play cards, do word puzzles, watch old movies and watch sports. Carol was a huge Packers and Badgers fan.

Carol is survived by two daughters: Lori (Mark) Waldera and Renae (Scott) Stendahl; three grandchildren: Katelyn (D.J.) Johnson, Charles Larson and Jack Waldera; three great-grandchildren: Taylor, Brayden and Haylee Johnson; two sisters: Barb (Howard) Olson and Lois Neperud; and several nieces, nephews & cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, Carol was preceded in death by two brothers: Jerry and Rickey Holstad Sr.

A memorial service will be held Friday, December 16, 2022, at 3:00 p.m., at Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall. Pastor Peter Jonas will officiate.

Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Burial will be in the Lincoln Cemetery in Whitehall at a later date.

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