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Carol Ann Grinstead, 80, of Bloomfield, Iowa passed away on January 27, 2018 at the Bloomfield Care Center. She was born January 19, 1938 in Davis County, Iowa to Glen Isam and Blanche Benge Wilkinson.

Carol worked for Cat Scale out of Walcott, Iowa for many years traveling as a maintenance worker and retired in 2010. While not on the road working, she enjoyed spending time with her family, going to her grandchildrens events, bowling, playing horseshoes, and doing various crafts. She also loved to visit casinos and play Keno. She will be deeply missed by her family.

She is survived by her children, Rusty (Rose) Grinstead, Cody (Mike) Kerby both of Bloomfield, Rick (Bev) Grinstead of Floris, Iowa, Jody Allen of Bloomfield; eight grandchildren, Ryan, Ranae, Shawn, Eric, Stephanie, Joshua, Alisha, Derek; 23 great-grandchildren; sister, Peggy (Gary) Henderson of Floris; a niece; and seven nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jack Wilkinson; and two great-grandchildren, Brody Allen and Camden Allen.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. John D. Boatman officiating. Burial will be at the Floris Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday with the family present to greet friends from 5-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials have been established to the Bloomfield Care Center and Good Samaritan Hospice in Ottumwa. Online condolences may be directed to www.waglerfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 29, 2018
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