Carolyn K. (Fencl) Beard, 49, of Gays Mills, Wisconsin, formerly of Solon, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Memorial Services were held Friday, July 11, at First Presbyterian Church, near Ely.
Carolyn was born Oct. 22, 1964, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Joseph A. and Bonnie (Harris) Fencl. She graduated from Solon High School in 1983, and later attended Upper Iowa, studying art. Carolyn married Tedd Beard on April 12, 1985. Carolyn enjoyed sewing, gardening, drawing and spending time with her children and family.
Carolyn is survived by her children, Amanda (Josh Schickedanz) Beard of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Austin (Ashley) Beard of Tiffin, Alyssa (Nate Moore) Beard of West Des Moines, Cody Kelly of Iowa City, and Kaitlyn Goodenberger of Oregon; her father Joe (Kathy Mackey) Fencl of Swisher; her mother Bonnie Fencl of Solon; siblings Mark (Melissa) Fencl of Ely, Peggy Stratton of Tiffin, Connie Fencl of Middle Amana, and Jody (Katie) Fencl of West Des Moines; four grandchildren Tyler, Paul, Peyton and Cooper and her special companion Kevin Corey of Gays Mills and his children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents and a twin brother and sister in infancy.
Memorials may be directed to the family.