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Carolyn Wilcken
October 15, 1937 - January 2, 2024

Carolyn  Wilcken

Carolyn Wilcken
Oct 15, 1937 - Jan 2, 2024

Carolyn  Wilcken

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11
May
11:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church
610 15th Street
Ames, Iowa 50010
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Celebration of Life on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at St Paul Lutheran Church (610 15th St, Ames, IA 50010) at 11:00 am followed by a luncheon in the church fellowship hall.




Carolyn A. (Milen) Wilcken, age 86, of Nevada, Iowa passed away on January 2, 2024 at Rolling Green Village in Nevada, Iowa.

Carolyn was born October 15, 1937, in Fargo, North Dakota to Hjalmer and Ann (Carlson) Milen. She was baptized into the Christian faith on May 8, 1938, and confirmed her baptismal vows on May 20, 1951 at St. Lukes Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She married Rev. Robert S. Wilcken on July 30, 1960. Rev. Wilcken served parishes in Colorado, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa.

Survivors include her sons Kurt (Kathy) Wilcken of Sheboygan, Wisconsin; Steven (Seana) Wilcken of Nevada, Iowa: and Dr. Geoffrey (Wendie) Wilcken of Lawrence, Kansas; 7 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death are her husband, Robert; her sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Harry Swanson; her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Pete and Darlene Wilcken; and her granddaughter, Amelia.

Memorial donations can be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church Music Ministry.


Online condolences may be directed to www.grandonfuneralandcremationcare.com

DawnSchulte on Jan 6, 2024

I have known Carie for over 40 years.She was a wonderful person.MY thoughts ,and prayers are with your family. Dawn Schulte

Alex Kerr on Jan 5, 2024

I am so sorry and may Carolyn rest in peace. Payers to your family.
Alex Kerr

Linda Surber on Jan 5, 2024

Do sorry for your loss Steve and Shauna. My prayers are with you 🙏

Linda Surber

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Ames, Iowa 50010
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