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Caroline A. Wettstein

November 2, 1931 — March 21, 2019

Caroline Ann (Polansky) Wettstein was born November 2, 1931, in Lidgerwood, ND, to John and Susan (Arth) Polansky. She attended school in Lidgerwood, until her mother's death when she was needed on the farm to care for her siblings.

On April 24, 1950, she married Charles Wettstein and they made their home in Fargo, ND. In 1953, they moved to Moorhead, MN, where they raised their family. Caroline was a devoted wife and mother and also worked for Moorhead Public Schools. She was a very caring and loving individual who always put others before herself. She enjoyed crocheting afghans for each of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Caroline was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, including life time member of Christian Mothers and Catholic Daughters. Summers were spent at West McDonald Lake where she enjoyed the lake life. In retirement, Caroline and Charlie enjoyed winters in Brownsville, TX, and traveling the U.S.

Caroline died Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Villa Maria in Fargo, at the age of 87.
She is survived by her four sons and two daughters, Charles (Pamela) Wettstein, Kingsland, TX, Jeffrey (Kathleen) Wettstein, Moorhead, Michael (Mary) Wettstein, Rosemount, MN, Susan (Robert) Meyhuber, Frazee, MN, Katharine (Lee) Eggiman, Moorhead, and Kenneth (Ruth) Wettstein, Rosemount; 16 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph (Janice) Polansky, and Leonard (Joyce) Polansky; one sister, Mary Carol (John) Frolek; and one brother-in-law, Richard (Margaret) Wettstein.

Caroline was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wettstein; three grandchildren, Holley and Heather Meyhuber and Christopher Wettstein.

A Visitation for Caroline will be Thursday, from 5 PM to 7 PM, with a Prayer Service 7 PM, in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, March 29, 2019, at 11:00 AM, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Moorhead.

Burial will take place in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Moorhead.

(Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead, MN)

Cemetery Details St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery 2901 Oakport St. N.
Moorhead, MN 56560


MAR 28. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

Prayer Service

MAR 28. 7:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

Mass of Christian Burial

MAR 29. 11:00 AM (CT)

St. Joseph Catholic Church

218 10th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

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