Caroldene Y. Williams was born to Carold and Opal Lorriane (Cramer) Herrick on March 12, 1937, in Webster County, Nebraska. She was one of 6 children born to Carold and Opal. She passed away on July 4, 2023, at Clarinda Regional Health Center, surrounded by her loved ones.
Caroldene grew up in Alma, Nebraska and graduated from high school there. After high school, she got a job as a telephone operator, and started a family with her 1st husband, together they had 6 children; Juanita, Jane, June, Jonnie, Jennifer, and James Jellison. Later, she met and married Darrell Williams and gained two more children; Layne and Connie.
Caroldene was proud of her work, and she had great jobs, she worked for Wells Fargo, and the Reinke Corporation and donated her free time to the community center in Guide Rock.
Darrell and Caroldene enjoyed traveling and being outdoors and spending time with family. She lived in Guide Rock until her health started to fail. She then moved to an apartment in New Market, Iowa to be closer to her family until her passing.
She is preceded in death by her husband Darrell, parents Carold and Opal, son Layne, brother Wendell Herrick and sister Dixie Herrick
Caroldene is survived by her children: Juanita, Jane, June, Jonnie, Jennifer, James, and Connie; brothers Leonard, Butch, and Bill along with 24 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren along with many other family members and friends.
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