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Carol L. Pins

October 2, 2020


Carol L. Pins, 83, of Dubuque, Iowa passed away on October 2, 2020 at 5:20 a.m. at Stonehill Care Center

According to her wishes, a private family service will be held at Leonard Funeral Home and Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road. Burial will be in Dubuque Memorial Gardens. To leave online condolences please visit www.leonardfuneralhome.com

Carol was born on October 7, 1936 in Dubuque, IA the daughter of Nicholas Hemmer and Frances Rettenmeier.

Carol served in the military for 4 years with the United States Navy until 1959. After her service in the military she married John J. Pins in Dubuque, Iowa on October 8, 1959 and they were blessed with four children. Their 60th wedding anniversary would have been October 8, 2020.

She worked at Ardan Jewelers in Kennedy Mall.

She is survived by her husband, John J. Pins of Dubuque, IA; four children Jeffrey (Michele) Pins of Cedar Rapids, IA, Connie (Jeffrey) Oertel of Dubuque, IA, Michael (Joanna) Pins of Palm Springs, CA, and Debra (David) Zach of Centennial, CO. Five grandchildren, Corinne (Alex) Oertel of Erie, CO, Alex Pins of Long Beach, CA, Erin Pins of Kansas City, MO, Lauren (Aly) Oertel of Boulder, CO, and Joshua Zach of Centennial, CO.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents and siblings: Doc Hemmer, Delores Manning, Ruth Schumacher, Anna Mae Fries, and Millie Zugenbuehler.

Memorials may be given to Stonehill Care Center in memory of Carol Pins at www.stonehilldbq.com/donate.

Carol’s family would like to thank the amazing staff, CNAs, RNs, and OT/PT at Stonehill Care Center, Dr. Liaboe, and Hospice of Dubuque for all their care and kindness.

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