Carol L. Andres, 67, Moorhead, MN, died Tuesday, June 28, 2005, in Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN.
Carol Louise Thoma was born January 13, 1938, to Louis R. and Agnes E. (Muehlbauer) Thoma, in Little Falls, MN, where she grew up and graduated from high school.
On August 7, 1956, Carol married Richard G. Andres in Little Falls where they made their home. Carol and Richard moved to Alliance, Ohio and Warren, Indiana. They eventually returned to Little Falls where Carol worked as a nurse's aid at St. Otto's Care Center
In 1969, they moved to Moorhead and Carol worked at St. Ansgar Hospital as a nurse's aid and ward clerk. Carol then worked as a caregiver for CCRI, Moorhead, until her retirement in 2003.
On July 9, 2002, Richard died and Carol continued to make her home in Moorhead.
Carol enjoyed spending time with family, especially at "the nest", the family lake home. She loved flowers and plants. She frequently played Bingo and took trips with her siblings. One of her greatest joys in the recent year was taking care of her cat,
Carol is survived by a son, Richard, Moorhead; four daughters, Cheryl (Jeff) Bruggeman and Karen (Terry) Bruggeman, both of West Fargo, ND, Renee (Mark) Visser, Ada, MN, and Janice Andres, Mankato, MN; seven grandchildren, Jacob, Shawn, and David Visser,
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Fred Thoma, and one sister, Suzanne Fischer.
Visitation for Carol will take place on Friday (July 1, 2005) from 5 to 7 PM with a prayer service at 7 in St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Moorhead. The Funeral Mass will be on Saturday at 11 AM in St. Frances de Sales.
Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Moorhead.