Lorene Helen Carroll

  • Born: August 10, 1924
  • Died: October 11, 2017
  • Location: Concordia, Missouri

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Higginsville, MO 64037

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Lorene Helen Carroll, 93 of Concordia, Missouri died on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Blue Springs, Missouri.

Born Sunday, August 10, 1924 in Corder, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Goetz and the late Meta Dittmer Goetz.

She married Milford W. Carroll on November 9, 1945. He preceded her in death on March 29th, 2011. She lived most of her life in Petaluma California moving to Higginsville, then to Concordia, MO in 2012. She worked as an airplane wing wirer at the defense plant in Kansas City, Kansas. She was a member of First Baptist Church and sang with The Sunshine Girls of the church.

Surviving are two sons, Gary (Janet) Carroll of Higginsville, MO and Dennis (Lita) Carroll of Novato, CA; one brother, Kenneth (Lois) Goetz of Corder, MO; one sister, Esther Vorwark of Higginsville; five grandchildren, Emily (Randall) Stirewalt, Zachary Carroll, Andrew (Erin) Carroll, Sean (Mandy) Carroll and Peter Carroll; one great grandson Leon Carroll.

She is preceded in death by her husband; three brothers, John, Raymond and Joe Goetz; two sisters, Flora Goetz and Bertha Alpers.

A memorial service will be held on November 8th 11:00am at Hoefer Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Cook officiating and Dennis Million as vocalist. Inurnment 1:00pm in Missouri Veterans Cemetery.

The family suggest memorials to Higginsville Baby Grace.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hoeferfuneralhome.com


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