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.