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“This is for Nick Janson.Hi Nick. I am a niece of the Carol (Martin) Olson you found the postcard for. My aunt died in April 2010. If you still...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Paula Cupples - Southfield, MI

“If anybody could answer questions for me, that would be greatly appreciated. Was Carol Martin born in Folcroft, PA or have anything to do with...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Nick Janson

“Richard, Tt is with a heavy heart that I write this to you & your family. I remember Carol as a beautiful person who could talk to anyone and...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Adeline Riha - North Mankato, MN

“Richard and Family, We were so very sorry to hear of carol's passing! We always looked forward to chatting when we saw you. What a beautiful smile...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Gary & Ardis Adams - Winnebago, MN

“Dear Carol Thank you for making me feel special every time that I would see you. It was like you had been waiting to see me all day. God puts people...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Jill Torgersen - Bloomington, MN

“We are so happy we could spend time with you and your family last year. We will always be grateful that you did such a wonderful job of playing the...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Craig and Rhonda Harris Home Hill

“GREAT MEMORIES.... ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: DON e KREMER - Pequot Lakes, MN

“Richard and family- we were very saddened to hear of Carol's passing. We recall what a caring, warm person she was. She was such a great friend to...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Dan Schimek - Eagle Lake, MN

“Richard, Jim, Steve, and Family, Please accept our deepest sympathy, prayers, and love. Heaven has welcomed a most awesome and shining angel. She...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: betty and richard hollund - wells, MN

“We will greatly miss Carol and her welcoming smile. She was a true gem, her genuine and sincere kindness was felt by all of us. She had a polite and...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Mike & Amy, Macie, Seth & Mitchell Stevermer - MN

“Richard and family, Our sympathy to you and your family. Carol was a wonderful lady and will be deeply missed. She always remembered my parents in...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Nancy (Schavey) & Norm Wille - MN

“To her family, I am sorry to learn of the loss of Mrs. Martin. She was my favorite teacher. She taught me the value of Home Economics and advised...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Sarah Nucci - Gilbert, AZ

“Richard and Family, My sincere condolences on the loss of Carol. I have many fond memories as a Home Ec student of Carol's during her years at Frost...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Wendy Anderson - MN

“Richard and Family, Our deepest sympathy to you, Carol was a wonderful lady and always had a smile on her face. She will always be my birthday...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Lori Rauenhorst Stenzel - MN

“A beautiful spirit. Carol will be greatly missed. Our love and hugs to all of you - Valerie, Lorea, Maima, Akins and Joyce ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Valerie Knupp - Inola, OK

“Dear Richard and family, Our thoughts are with you all at the loss of your special "Lady", wife, Mom and Grandmother. We will long miss her...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Karen & Lloyd Koestler - MN

“Richard and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You certainly have my total sympathy. Sharon and I enjoyed the time spent with you two....Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Mike Yonkovich - Delavan, MN

“Our prayer and thoughts are with you, Carol is at peace. Ilene and Carol will watch over us until we all can met again, God Bless ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Greg Scheid Family - Easton, MN

“Dear Richard and Family, We are deeply saddened by your loss of Wonderful Carol. You both have been wonderful "Roof Mates". We will miss here but...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Nancy Compton - Mankato, MN


Carol L. (Dickman) Martin Carol L. (Dickman) Martin, age 74, of Mankato, formerly of Easton, died Friday, April 26, 2013 at her home in Mankato. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Emerald Township. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th St. Blue Earth and one hour prior to services at the church. Memorial donations are preferred to United Hands Hospice, Immanuel Lutheran Church Ladies Aide or Mayo Clinic Health Systems Mankato Dept. of Development. Carol L. (Dickman) Martin was born on January 18, 1939 to Manville Dickman and Florence Lewis in Enid, Oklahoma. Then with her parents they moved first to Northfield, Mn and later to Wells, Mn where she lived until Jr. High and later to Mankato where she graduated from Mankato High School in 1957. Carol met Richard Martin while they were in Jr. High and continued getting to know each other and were united in marriage in January 2nd of 1958. Richard, who was in the Air Force by this time, had to return to duty in Germany in the US Air Force. Upon returning home, Richard and Carol started their family. Later Carol attended Mankato State University and in 1970 graduated with honors, Cum Lade. They lived on the farm 4 miles South of Easton. Carol taught Home Ec. at Frost High School until 1976 and then at Delavan until 1981. She then worked for two years as a legal secretary in Winnebago. Carol completed her career at First Bank in Blue Earth as a loan processer and lending assistant until 2011. Carol and Richard were members of Immanuel Lutheran church Emerald Township for many years, where Carol served on Altar Guild, taught Sunday School, accompanied the choir (along with being a member) and served as an organist, and treasurer of Ladies Aid. She enjoyed the plays at the church. She was a life member of National Education Association and served as President of the teachers association. Richard and Carol enjoyed traveling, where they wintered in the warmth of California. They also enjoyed fishing trips to Canada, and celebrated their 25th Wedding anniversary in Hawaii along with many other places. They lived on their farm until 2008, when they moved to Mankato where they currently reside. Carol worked until her health caused her to retired in 2011. Surviving family are her husband Richard of Mankato MN., son, James and wife Tammy, one granddaughter Claudia; and two step grandchildren all of Brandon, SD., son, Stephen and wife Sheryl from Las Vegas NV, sister, Sharon (Ardeen) Beers of Stacy MN, mother-in-law, Mertice Martin of Winnebago, brother-in-law, Gerald (Maxine) Martin and their family, sister-in-law: Shirley (Gary) Goodrich and their family. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Robert Dickman, father-in-law, Erwin Martin and sister-in-law Linda Thorson.