Carrol Hanson Breitkreutz

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Carrol Hanson BreitkreutzCarrol Anne Hanson Breitkreutz, age 74 of Belview, formerly of New London, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 at her home while surrounded by her family.  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Church in Belview.  Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. Monday at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home, and will continue one hour prior to the service at church on Tuesday.  Burial is in the Oak Hill Cemetery in New London.  Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Carrol Anne Hanson Breitkreutz was born August 27, 1944 in Willmar, Minnesota to Norman and Florence (Ceske) Adams.  She graduated from high school in Cyrus, Minnesota and later attended college at St. Catherine University.  On February 16, 1964 Carrol married Dean Hanson, and they made their home in several different places before settling in New London, Minnesota.  Together, they raised three daughters.  Carrol worked at the bank in the insurance department.  After Dean’s death on October 20, 1988, Carrol went back to school and earned her degree in social work.  She then worked for Rice Hospice as a social worker.  Carrol was united in marriage to Dale Breitkreutz on June 3, 2006, and she made her home with Dale outside of Belview.  Carrol was active as a member of Peace Lutheran Church in New London, and later Grace Lutheran Church in Belview, and she was a founding member of the New London Jaycees.  She loved to travel, tend to her flowers, and research genealogy.  She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and attending their events.

Carrol is survived by her daughters: Dezra (Bryan) Anderson of San Clemente, CA,  Sandy (Jim) Hedstrom of Detroit Lakes, MN, Holly (Steve) Reigstad of Belview; grandchildren: Dean Mitchell (Amanda) Sanchez-Anderson, Scott Anderson, Hunter, Rayanne & Baylee Hedstrom, Alec & Haylea Reigstad; step-children: Doug (Marie) Breitkreutz, Tom (Pam) Breitkreutz, Van (Karyol) Breitkreutz, and Deb (Dean) Enestvedt; sisters Louise Engebretson and Audrey (Jim) Peterson; brother Jim (Sue) Adams; and many nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Dean, and husband Dale.

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  1. Paula Kaprocki says

    What a beautiful soul she was. So glad I got to meet her. My condolences to her family.

  2. Eugene and Margaret Sander says

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

  3. Joyce Rankin says

    Carrol was a good friend and really nice person. She lived just a couple blocks from us in Morris, MN. We got pixie haircuts together (she looked great in hers!) And hung out together until they moved to Cyrus. I still think often of her. May God ease the aching of this loss and fill your minds with all the good memories. I think she would want you to smile on every remembrance of her.

  4. Christine Hardee says

    Carrol is my favorite cousin and the sweetest person I have ever met. Growing up together we had lots of great memories. Loved her a lot.

  5. Carmen Lundebrek says

    So sorry to learn of Carol’s death. We will all relish the wonderful memories we have of her. May she rest in peace.

  6. Lorie Mittelstadt says

    Carrol is an extra special cousin. I will remember her with much love. I’m so thankful God gifted me with the week I had with her last September. God bless you all with comfort and peace.

  7. Mandy Swenson says

    Enjoy your heavenly gains, we miss you already.

  8. JoyWilson says

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I’d like to share some real hope with you. In Psalms 146:4 tells the condition of the dead. “His breath goeth forth, he returneth to the earth and that very day his thoughts perish.” In John 6:40+44 and Acts 24:15 the bible promises a resurrection of our loved ones back to earth. God’s original purpose was for man to live forever in the garden of eden. God’s purpose hasn’t changed. In Revelation 21:4 says there’ll be no more pain or death. Since there’s no pain or death in heaven, those are future conditions here on earth as God had intended.

  9. Tim Ellingson says

    So sorry for your loss.

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