Obit — Carol Sullivan |

Obit — Carol Sullivan

A funeral service will take place Sept. 28 for Carol Sullivan, who died Sept. 24, 2002, at Barton Memorial Hospital, following a long illness. She was 61.

Mrs. Sullivan was born Aug. 5, 1941, at Superior, Wis., to Emily and Frank Dens. She graduated from East High in Superior, where she met her husband, Dan Sullivan. After getting married they moved to Hawaii for several years. They later moved to San Jose, Calif., where they lived until moving to South Lake Tahoe in 1978, where they established their home. Mrs. Sullivan was manager of Edelweiss Travel from its start in 1986 until she retired in 1998. There she was a certified travel consultant as well as a master cruise counselor. In addition to traveling, she enjoyed many hobbies including sewing, gardening, baking, sailing and fishing, but most of all, camping throughout California with her family and friends. She will be missed very much by her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Dan Sullivan of South Lake Tahoe; daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Roy Amburgey of Placerville, Calif.; daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Rich Elder of South Lake Tahoe; son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Lynn Sullivan of Spanish Springs, Nev.; grandchildren, Emily, Will and Grace Amburgey, Whitney and Jason Elder and Brandy and Trevor Sullivan; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Florence Dens of Santa Clara, Calif., and William and Joanne Dens of Barnam, Minn.; sister, Marian Dixon of South Lake Tahoe; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joanne and Jerry Gobin of Yerington, Nev.; and Elizabeth and Leland Anderson of Campbell, Calif.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Michael and Helen Sullivan of Burlington, Vt., and Sue and John Azzerello of Hollister, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Emily Dens, and brother, Frank Dens.

A rosary will be recited at 5 p.m. Sept. 27 and funeral services will begin at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 28, both at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1041 Lyons Ave.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 1765 Challenge Way, Suite 115, Sacramento, CA 95815. The telephone number is (800) 227-2345.

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