|Sarah Jane Brodersen Tallman Carnes
November 23, 1944–September 15, 2013
|Sarah Jane Carnes, 68, of Olin passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013 at Jones Regional Health Center in Anamosa, Iowa.
A celebration of life service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Lahey Funeral Home in Olin. Family and friends called from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at Lahey Funeral Home in Olin. Burial was in the Green Center Cemetery in Morley, Iowa.
Sarah was born on November 23, 1944 in Anamosa, Iowa to William and Frances (Gerdes) Brodersen. She graduated from Olin High School in 1962. She was united in marriage to Ron Tallman on July 5, 1963, they later divorced. On March 29, 1986 she was united in marriage to Duane Carnes at the Olin Community Methodist Church, he later passed away on December 7, 2010.
She loved to go on vacation to Mexico and Florida, and always attended her grandchildren's activities. She liked to knit, read and bake.
Sarah is survived by her children and grandchildren; Keith (Debbie) Tallman of Anamosa and Jake, Christopher, Abbie, Megan, Keegan and Ellie, Jeanette (Troy) Espe of Cedar Rapids and Macy Jane and Jack; Aaron (Terri) Tallman of Cascade and Ethan, Ty, and Layni, and a step-daughter Robin (Brent) Morrow of Ottumwa and Kevan and Whitney, one sister Sharon (Dave) Lindbloom of Indiana, one brother John (Sandy) Brodersen of Olin, a cousin she was very close to Greg Gerdes of Olin, and her dog Paco.
She was preceded in death by her parents William and Frances, husband Duane, a granddaughter, Madison Tallman in 2001, a grandson, Maximillian Espe in 2006, and a cousin Van Gerdes in 2012.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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