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Carol Devries

Oct 24, 2020

Dec. 7, 1943 – Oct. 12, 2020

Carol Devries — 76,

Minot, passed away on

Monday, October 12, 2020

in a Minot assisted living


Carol Ostenson was

born on December 7,

1943, a daughter of Albin

and Rose (Lambert) Os-

tenson in Rolette, ND. She

was raised and educated

in Rolette, where she gra-

duated from Rolette High

School in 1962. Carol

furthered her education

by attending college in


In 1972, Carol was un-

ited in marriage to Dennis

Devries. They made their

home in Rugby, where to-

gether they had two chil-

dren Dwight and Deb. The

couple later divorced.

Carol worked for Dr.

Wells office in Rugby, ND

for several years, retiring

in 1985. She also volun-

teered at ReStore Thrift

Store and taught

catechism at Little Flower

Catholic Church for a

number of years.

Family was very impor-

tant to Carol. She valued

family dinners and holi-

days, especially Christmas

as she loved to spoil

everyone. She cherished

her Pomeranians, enjoyed

bingo and pinochle.

She was a member of

Little Flower Catholic

Church of Rugby, ND

Carol is survived by:

Children: Dwight and

his wife Shanon DeVries,

Deb and her husband

Mitch Graber; grandchil-

dren: Shayne, Shayden

and Nicholas;

great-grandchildren: Kay-

lee Brewster;

Siblings: Violet, Dar-

lene, and Allen; Several

nieces, nephews and

cousins also survive.

Carol was preceded in

death by her parents,

grandchildren Kinsey and

Casey Graber, Clifford Os-

tenson, Eunice Ostenson,

and Lois Kuhn.

Due to the Corona Virus

pandemic, a memorial

service will take place at a

later date at the Little

Flower Catholic Church

in Rugby, ND.

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home, Minot

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