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“So sorry for the loss of your mom. She was my "Magnolia" family and will be sadly missed. Love to all of you. Connie and Den Alvis ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Connie Alvis - Logan, IA - Friend

“Our sympathy to Carolyn's family. We have many fond memories of her in the Magnolia Methodist Church. We know she will be greatly missed. May you...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Rex & Janet Rhoten

“Daryl & BeckyMy condolences on Carolyns passing. I remember her and Doris Wiseman from the Magnolia Methodist Church. Shelbie also loved your mom....Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Messer/Jessup - Mo Valley, IA

“Carolyn was a very friendly person and since both of us grew up in Magnolia we always had many things to talk about when we saw each other. Carolyn...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: marge stirtz - Missouri Valley, IA

“I am so sorry for your loss. The Logan community feels that loss as well. Carolyn always made everyone feel special. Thank you for sharing her. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Donna Barry - Council Bluffs, IA

“My thoughts and prayers during this difficult this difficult time. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Kenkel - Missouri Valley, IA

“Carolyn was an amazing lady. She always had a smile and would always ask how I was. My thoughts and prayers for you all. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Jane Hansen - Council Bluffs, IA

“Carolyn was such a sweetheart. She touched so many life's including mine. RIP my dear friend. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Leia Johnsen - Friend

“I am so sorry or your loss!! Carolyn was such a nice lady!! I enjoyed visiting with her whenever I saw her. Thinking of you all!! ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Renee Kuhl - Logan, IA - Friend

“So Very Sorry Prayers, Love & Hugs ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Patty & Tom NIEDERMYER NIEDERMYER - IA

“Keith and Peggy,Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. We know how tough this time is. Remember she will always be with you.Love you Lots ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: John and Marcia Kelley - IA


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Carolyn Jane Tupper was born March 7, 1930, to Frank L. and Ethel Marie (Collins) Pitt near Crescent, Iowa. She was raised near Crescent, attended elementary school and started high school at Thomas Jefferson in Council Bluffs before moving to Harrison County. She then attended Logan High School and graduated from Magnolia High School. Carolyn moved to Rockford, Illinois and lived with her aunt and worked as a secretary. Carolyn married Donald Tupper on April 2, 1950, in the Magnolia United Methodist Church. Carolyn was a housewife and farm wife. She later worked at Westmont Nursing Home. Donald died in 1987.

Carolyn was a member of the Magnolia and then Logan United Methodist Church and was also active in the UMW. Additionally, she was a member of Willow Valley Club, Delvers Club, and Friends of the Library. Carolyn loved to read.

Carolyn died on Monday, November 21, 2016, at her home in Logan, Iowa at the age of 86 years, eight months, and 14 days.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald Tupper; brother, Jimmie Pitt; and sister, Billie Wolf. She is survived by her three children, Janet (Marvin) Ring of Underwood, Iowa, Daryl (Becky McHugh) Tupper of Logan, Iowa, Peggy (Keith) Fagan of Sioux City, Iowa; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.