Carol Kathleen Chester Wednesday, December 24, 1941 - Tuesday, August 1, 2017
The Zahrbock Funeral Home of Madison announces the death of 75 year old Carol Chester of Franklin, MN and formerly of Madison who passed away on August 1, 2017 in Franklin. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 14, 2017 in Faith Lutheran Church, Madison, MN. Rev. Kirk Meseck will officiate at the service. Burial will be at Hayden Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before the service on Monday. Carol Kathleen Kraft was born on December 24, 1941 to parents Henry and Martha (Becker) Kraft of Beulah, ND. Carol attended school in Zap, ND and graduated in 1958. She worked at a rehabilitation center in Bismark and raised her family. She also taught piano lessons in the 60's. On May 1, 1976, she was united in marriage to Jerome Chester at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Bismarck, ND. They moved to Madison to work. After Jerome passed away, Carol continued to work in Madison. In 1980, she went to Las Vegas where she worked as a card dealer. She moved back to Madison and was the manager at Casey’s store. In 2011, she moved to Franklin, MN. In life, Carol enjoyed being with her family golf, playing cards, crochet and playing the piano. Death came to Carol on August 1, 2017 at Franklin, MN. She had reached the age of 75 years, 7 months and 7 days. She is survived by her children; Terry (Carol) Stone of Chesapeake, VA, Cory Stone of Madison, MN and Robyn Southerland of Seattle, WA; 6 grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Jerome. Blessed be her memory.