GILLETTE – Funeral service for Carol Blevins will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 30 at Church at the Barn with Pastor Elgin Faber officiating; interment at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 12 noon to 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 29 at Gillette Memorial Chapel.
Carol Ann Blevins, 73, of Gillette passed away Friday, Nov. 20 at the Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center. She was a loving Mom, Nana, sister, aunt, and friend to all. Carol was born March 27, 1947, in Scottsbluff, Neb., to Herman and Rachel (Mehling) Hartung. Carol grew up in Torrington with her parents and four siblings. Carol attended school in Torrington and graduated from Torrington High School in 1966.
After graduation, Carol went right to work. In February of 1972, Carol welcomed her first daughter Lori. Carol met Reno Blevins in 1972 and they were married in June of 1973. Carol and Reno welcomed another daughter in May of 1974. Carol and Reno moved to Wheatland in 1974.
Carol and Reno later divorced. Carol began working for Platte County Memorial hospital in 1979. She spent 38 years there. She was very dedicated to her job and took great pride in her work. Carol was very active in her community and served on many hospital committees. She was also very active with the Red Hat Society.
Carol is preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Rachel Hartung as well as a nephew Kevin Nab. Carol is survived by her daughters Michelle (Dustin) Beck; Lori (Fiancé Heath Seely) Caldwell; as well as her extended family Rikki (Cody) Thies.
She absolutely loved her grandchildren: Casey Beck, Shaya Beck, Chandra Blevins, Mckennzie Caldwell, Brittany Caldwell, Averi Thies, Asher Thies and her great-grandchildren Delyah and Justin. She is also survived by her siblings, Larry (Karen) Hartung, David (Tina) Hartung, Darlene (Garth) Burris, and Loretta Nab. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. Memorial and condolences may be sent to the family in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, Wyo. 82716.