The Free Press, Mankato, MN


November 17, 2013

Carol Ann Goins

Carol Ann Goins

    Carol Ann Goins, age 72 of Mankato, entered into heaven, November 15, 2013.       

     Born Carol Ann Laven on September 1st, 1941 in Mankato to Aloysius and Regina (Jenniges) Laven. She graduated from Good Counsel married Dennis Smith. They later divorced. She worked in Mankato. Where she met and later married Al Goins.  She also worked for years at Home Nursing Services.  She enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, watching scary movies, reading books, fishing and also spending time with friends and family.

  She is survived by two daughters Juanitta Smith, and Roseann (Marc) Bromeling of Mankato; one son Karl Smith (Linda) of Pemberton. Nieces and nephews.  Grandchildren, great grandchildren and many friends.

    She is preceded in death by her parents, four brothers Cletus, Jerome and Paul Laven, and a infant brother Gerald and her husband.

   Private family interment will be held at Fort Snelling where she will be laid to rest by late husband.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • Michael Joseph Zinni

      Michael Joseph Zinni, 65 of Mankato died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester.

    July 30, 2014

  • Aunt Jean cropped-1.JPG Margaret 'Jean' Cooper

      "Jean" Cooper passed away peacefully on July 28th.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dorothy D. Davis

       Dorothy D. Davis, age 88, of rural Lake Crystal, died peacefully, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at her home.

    July 30, 2014

  • Mae Stubbs.JPG Mae Cecilia Stubbs

    Mae Cecilia Stubbs, age 86 of Franklin, MN formerly of Mankato, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the St. Cloud Hospital.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • marlynn vanlandingham.JPG Marlynn D. Vanlandingham

    Marlynn D. Vanlandingham, age 70, of Fairchild, WI, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Mayo Hospital in Rochester, MN. Private services will be held.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ron Brubaker.JPG Ronald Eugene Brubaker Sr

    Ronald Eugene Brubaker Sr., age 66, of Mankato, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • John Hennessey Graif

    John Hennessey Graif, age 88, of Mankato, died peacefully Monday, February 24, 2014 at Laurel's Peak with family by his side.

    July 29, 2014

  • Orris Sletta.jpg Orris Sletta

    Orris Sletta, 82, of Hanska, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Luther Memorial Home in Madelia.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ronald Brubaker

     Ronald Brubaker, 66 of Mankato died July 27, 2014 at VA Medical Center in Minneapolis.

    July 28, 2014

  • Rita LaBelle - O.JPG Rita S. LaBelle

      Rita S. LaBelle, age 80 of Le Sueur, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the Minnesota Valley Health Center in Le Sueur.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo