Carol Ann (Odegaard) Anderson, 73, of Bismarck passed away on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 at the Sanford Hospital, Bismarck, ND. Funeral services will be Friday, March 15, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bismarck Funeral Home, Bismarck, ND. Interment will be at the Egeland Union Cemetery, Egeland, ND in the spring.
Carol, daughter of Dennis and Yvonne (Anderson) Odegaard, was born on Nov. 24, 1945 in Cando, ND. She grew up on the family farm in rural Egeland and attended Egeland Public School. She graduated from Mayville State Teachers College and started teaching high school math in Columbus, ND. That is where she met and married Jim Anderson in 1968. From there they moved to Wahpeton, ND where Jim went to school for diesel mechanics and Carol taught at Campbell, MN for two years. They moved to Gillette, WY where she taught in the Gillette School system for many years. Carol eventually quit teaching to help in their businesses in the Gillette area. In the late 80’s Carol moved to Bismarck, ND and began teaching in the high school system. Carol would eventually go to the University of Mary and receive her Masters Degree in Business Administration. She then started teaching at United Tribes Technical College until her retirement. Teaching is what she loved doing.
Carol is survived by her brothers: Darrell (Deborah) Odegaard of Egeland, ND and Scott (Paula) Odegaard of Mandan, ND; nephews: Jason (Karen) Odegaard (children – Evan & Kalena) of Hopkins, MN and Eric Odegaard of Fargo, ND. She was preceded in death by her parents.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorials to the Lakeview Lutheran Church, Egeland, or Egeland Union Cemetery.