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Carolyn Mork, 78, Osage

Carolyn Mork, 78, of Osage, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at Patty Elwood Dementia Center in Cresco.

Funeral service for Carolyn Mork will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 25, 2021 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in New Haven with Reverend Jerry Kopacek officiating. Burial will be at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in New Haven.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home in Charles City and continue one hour before the service on Friday at the Church.

Carolyn Ann Mork, the daughter of Fred and Mae (Wallace) Johnson, was born on August 13, 1942 in Hammond, Missouri. She graduated from Welton High School in 1959 and earned a business degree from AIC in Davenport. Carolyn was united in marriage to Robert Mork on November 9, 1962. Robert brought two children into the marriage David and Cyndi, and to this union, the couple had one daughter, Debbie.

Carolyn was an office manager for several businesses including Moline Paint Mfg., Bassett Bedding, and Professional Labor Relations.  Carolyn and Bob ran the Corner Roost for several years and owned and operated the New Haven Tavern, where they made many friends that became just like family. She also worked in the cafeteria at Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage.

Carolyn and Bob spent their family vacations up north fishing where they would join with more family for what always created life long memories. Carolyn and Bob also enjoyed going gambling together. They made regular trips to Las Vegas and monthly trips to Red Wing.  She always cherished her family, most of all her grandchildren.

Living family members include her daughter, Debbie (Kenny) Boge; daughter, Cyndi (Larry) Billings; son, David (Tonya) Mork; grandchildren: Colton, Tyson, Cassidy, Tiffani, Tabatha, Jessica, and Jackie; great-grandchildren: Genesis, Marissa, Clayton, Kinnick, Trinity, and Silas; siblings: Barb Dunnegan, Marion O’Connell, Ed (Dixie) Johnson, and Lana Allen; sister-in-law, Nadine Mork; brother-in-law, Gary (Marilyn) Mork; along with many nieces, nephews, and other family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Mae Johnson; husband, Robert Mork on December 19, 2009; father and mother-in-law, Robert and Vivian Mork; grandchildren: Brittany Mork and Josh Mork; brothers: Jack (Norma) Johnson, Harlan (Rose) Johnson, Bill Johnson, and Gary (Rose) Johnson; sister, June Coffey; sisters-in-law, Sue (Phil) Schwab and Violet Mork; brother-in-law, Leo O’Connell.

Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home, (641) 228-2323, 1205 South Main Street, Charles City, Iowa 50616 is in charge of local arrangements.  Online condolences may be left on the Tribute Wall for the family at www.hauserfh.com.

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Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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