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Carol Jean Fitterer, 77, of Owatonna, Minnesota died Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the Owatonna Hospital. 

Carol was born November 25, 1939 in Mankato, Minnesota the daughter of Albert and Agatha (Oftadahl) Bollman.  She graduated from Pemberton High School in 1957.  Carol married Lewis Fitterer on October 5, 1957 in Mapleton, Minnesota.  They lived in Claremont and Owatonna prior to moving to the Litomysl area in 1964 where they farmed.  Throughout the years, Carol also worked at Gibson’s, Woolworths, Owatonna Manufacturing Company, and as a bookkeeper as Perkins.  

Carol was a longtime member and active supporter of Al-Anon.  She enjoyed flea markets, reading, crocheting, and the casino.  She loved playing cards and board games with her grandchildren, and was recently learning Facebook.   


She is survived by her five children, Vicki (Tom) Towle of Owatonna, Mark (Kathy) Fitterer of Prior Lake, Brien Fitterer of Ellendale, Todd Fitterer of Lakeville, Brenda (Doug) Burshem of Nashwauk, MN; 13 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lewis (2004);

Visitation was held 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, February 17, 2017 at Michaelson Funeral Home, Owatonna and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Michaelson Funeral Home, Owatonna.  Interment will be in the Owatonna Memorial Gardens.  

Michaelson Funeral Homes, Inc.P.O. Box 482, 1930 Austin Road, Owatonna, MN 55060  

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