Carol Diane Boe, beloved homemaker, caring mother, and dedicated volunteer, passed away on November 18, 2023, in Casper, Wyoming. She was born on January 18, 1944, in Bertha, Minnesota to Helmer and Dorothy (Holm) Grewe. Carol led a life filled with love, compassion, and selflessness that touched the hearts of all who knew her.
After graduating from Deer Creek in 1961, Carol attended St. Cloud State where she earned her teaching certificate in 1963. However, her true passion lay in creating a nurturing home for her family. She married Charles Gary Boe in 1964 on September 5th, 1964 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Deer Creek, MN, following his discharge from the United State Army. The first five years of marriage, they spent their lives running their own farms in the Central part of Minnesota. In September of 1965, they welcomed their first born, a daughter, Lisa, and following her was their son, Kyle, being born in 1969. In 1971, They relocated to Casper, Wyoming and it was there that they welcomed their youngest son, Trent in 1974.
Later in her life, Carol transitioned back into the workforce as an administrative assistant for Lieap and at Trinity Lutheran until her well-deserved retirement. She was known for her professionalism and dedication in every role she took on. She was friendly and empathetic to everyone she met
Outside of work and family life, Carol found joy in various hobbies and interests. She was an active member of her church community at Trinity Lutheran Church and cherished the time spent studying and engaging with others through church activities. She was particularly involved with the LWML (Lutheran Women's Missionary League) and always looked forward to participating in Bunco events at her church.
Carol's commitment to volunteering extended beyond the church as well. Even after retirement, she continued to contribute to the community by volunteering at the Wyoming Medical Center's Gift Store. Her cheerful demeanor brought warmth to both patients and staff members alike.
Among Carol's proudest accomplishments was nurturing strong connections with her family. She made it a point to attend every grandchild's event whenever possible, showcasing unwavering support and love. It was also very important for Carol to bring the family together for holidays and planned various vacations for the family to meet. She travelled at least once a year to Minnesota to spend time with family and friends there making the long drive by herself after Chuck passed.
Carol's greatest enjoyments in life were reading, working in her garden with various flowers, and spending time with her beloved cats over her lifetime, but especially her newest kitten named Zoe. She bowled in various leagues through the years and attended the National tournament several times. She was always ready for a good card game from Whist, Smear, to Crazy Rummy. She taught that love of games to all of her grandkids.
Preceding Carol in death were her parents, as well as her beloved husband of 32 years, Charles "Chuck" Boe who passed away in 1996. Although she will be deeply missed by all those who knew her, Carol leaves behind a legacy of love and an imprint on the hearts of her loved ones.
She is survived by her daughter, Lisa (Steve) Lange, her sons, Kyle (Teresa) Boe and Trent (Lisa) Boe, as well as her cherished grandchildren, Brooke (Dylan) Viss, Caitlin (Bay) Parks, Kylie Lange, Alec Hammond, Griffen Boe, Magenta Hammond, Jaylynn Boe, Shandon Boe, and Rylan Boe. Carol's legacy also lives on through her great-granddaughter Lucy Viss.
In addition to her immediate family, Carol also leaves behind her siblings Linda (Bob) Hagen, Terry (Brenda) Grewe, Gary (Tina) Grewe, numerous nieces and nephews who will forever cherish memories shared with their beloved sister and aunt.
A viewing with refreshments for friends and family will be held on November 24, 2023, from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Bustard and Jacoby Funeral Home located at 600 CY Avenue in Casper, Wyoming.
A funeral service to celebrate Carol's life will take place on November 25, 2023. The service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church located at 1240 S Missouri Ave., Casper, Wyoming at 10:30am.
Carol Diane Boe was a remarkable woman whose kindness touched the lives of many. Her memory will forever remain in the hearts of those she loved and those who were fortunate to know her. The family asks that any memorial donations be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or to the Casper Humane Society.
To view the recording of Carol's service please visit https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=84e98baa-78a1-4863-b549-987f28c7f86a