Carolyn Ann (Duffy Gunderson) Stiehl, 70,

Published 10:40 am Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Carolyn Ann (Duffy Gunderson) Stiehl, 70, of Missouri Valley, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly at her home Sept. 13.

Carolyn Stiehl

Carolyn was born May 20, 1941, in Austin, Minn., to the late Narve and Natalie (Kendall) Gunderson. She graduated from Austin High School in 1959, She worked at the Creighton Clinic as an Administrative Assistant for more than 30 years before her retirement. Carolyn’s favorite past times were fishing with her father, being involved with many activities at Creighton and showing her strong love for the Nebraska Cornhuskers as well as the Minnesota Vikings and Twins.

Among her parents, Carolyn is preceded in death by her infant son, Matthew.

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Survivors include daughters, Kristine Stiehl, of Omaha, Neb., Julie Stiehl, of Avoca, Iowa; son, Roger Stiehl Jr., of Bridgeport, New Jersey; 5 grandchildren, Jamie, Jessie, Josie Stiehl, all of Council Bluffs, Amanda and Brenda Stiehl, of Pennsylvania; sisters, Mary Jo (Frank) Burton, of Tucson, Ariz.; Stephanie Bartholomew, of Austin; former husband of 30 years, Roger Stiehl Sr., of Omaha; nieces and nephews.

Carolyn has been cremated and inurnment will take place in Austin, Minn. Family will direct memorials, and services will be announced at a later date.