Carol Jo Kelsey, 80, Como Park, died July 11, 2018.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, and brother, David Engevik.

Carol was a 1960 University of Minnesota School of Nursing graduate and earned a master’s degree from the University of St. Thomas in 1990. She was the education director at United and North Memorial Hospitals and a consultant in retirement. She chaired and served on Boards for Tomahawk, Lyngblomsten and the U of M School of Nursing Alumni.

Driven by faith, Carol was a leader, a listener, an advocate, an educator, a friend, a connector of people and a generous supporter of the arts.

She is survived by her children, Mark (Kimberly), Heather (Randall) Quale and Michael; friend, Kathleen McCarthy; three grandchildren; sisters, Marjorie (Glenn) Espie and Kathryn (Harvey) Ebbighausen; sister-in-law, Linda (Glenn Strand) Kelsey; and brother-in-law, Thomas (Ingrid Schaff) Kelsey.

A memorial service was held July 20 at Como Park Lutheran Church.

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