Services for Carolyn Stephens, 91, of Groton were held Nov. 22, 2013 at Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel, Groton with the Rev. Matt Richards officiating. Burial followed in the Gettysburg Memorial Cemetery
Carolyn Virginia Stephens was born March 18, 1922, in Linton, ND to Peter and Cora (VanDyk) DeBoer. She graduated high school in 1940 in Linton, ND. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology. Following graduation she held a position at the University of Utah in medical research.
She was united in marriage to Marion “Steve” James Stephens, June 15th, 1946 in Gettysburg, SD. They moved to Huron, SD where she worked at the Huron Hospital in the laboratory. They moved to and retired in Sioux Falls, SD. Carolyn moved to Golden Living Center in Groton, SD in August 2008.
She is survived by her son, James (Sharon) Stephens of Renton, Washington, and daughter, Laurie Bint, of Idaho Falls, Idaho; grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one great-granddaughter, her brother Harve DeBoer, and her sister, Aileen “Betty” Miller.