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Services Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Waterville
  Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
Visitation Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Friday, June 22, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m.
  and at the church on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Carol "Carrie" (Mrs. Ken) Leppert, age 62, of Morristown, died on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at her home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Waterville, with the Reverend Michael Ince officiating. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Waterville.

Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Friday, June 22, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. and also at the church for one hour prior to the service.

Carol Lynn, the daughter of Everett and Vivian (Kroll) Haughton, was born on January 16, 1950 in Tecumseh, NE. She married Kenneth Leppert on October 12, 1984 in Faribault. Carrie worked at various jobs while raising her children so she could devote her time and energy to her girls. She also fostered a number of children. Her jobs included cleaning homes and businesses, head cook at a French restaurant, Lil' Napoleans in Charles City, IA which she also helped open, and other various restaurants. After she moved to Minnesota, she worked at Sheldahl of Northfield, NCS and Truth Hardware, both of Owatonna. Then in 2001, with her husband Ken, they took over Leppert Camper Supply in Morristown, from Ken's dad, George Leppert. Also, in the early years in Minnesota, Carrie ran lights and sound as well as helping to book jobs and "Chaperone" her husband Ken with the band "Country Plus's" Carrie also enjoyed cooking for special events, gardening and landscaping.

Carrie is survived by her husband, Ken; three daughters, Cindy (and Layne) Johnson of Warsaw, Paula (and Mike) Ahlman of Morristown and Samantha Jo (and A.J.) Mechura of Morristown; five grandchildren, Kelsie and Katie Kokoschke, Dylan Ahlman, Miranda Ahlman-Smith, and Christian Johnson; two sisters, Judy (and Bob) Clark of Riverton, IA and Deb Haughton of Hamburg, IA; three brothers, Robert (and Shirley) Haughton of Braymer, MO, Richard (and Renee) Haughton and Everett "Joesph" Haughton of Hamburg, IA; her maternal aunt Gen (and Dale) King of Las Vegas, NV; her mother and father in law, George and Mary Leppert of Morristown; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter in infancy, Jessica Lynn; a brother and sister in infancy, Danny and Janet; a brother, Donny Haughton; her grandparents, Thomas and Julia Kroll and Everett Arthur and Nellie Haughton; and several aunts and uncles.

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Name: Jim and Sandy Johnson
Date: Saturday June 23, 2012


We send our deepest Sympathy to Cindy and her family.

Name: Stacy Ernste
Date: Friday June 22, 2012


God saw that she was getting tired, And a cure was not to be. So he put His arms around her, And whispered “come with me.” With tearful eyes we watched her suffer And saw her fade away. Although we loved her dearly, We could not make her stay. A golden heart stopped beating, Hard working hands to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best. My thoughts and prayers go out to your amazing family. Stacy

Name: Kim (Ellingworth) Anderson
Email: kimalex100@yahoo.com
Date: Friday June 22, 2012


Dear Kenny, Cindy, Paula and Samantha Jo, Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. I have heard so many wonderful things about Carrie (and your family) over the years from my mom, Leona. Mom always spoke of Carrie's strength in dealing with her illness. May God wrap his arms around you and give you His peace as you go through this difficult journey ahead. I will pray for God's touch of healing and comfort for each of you at this time and in the years to come. Kim (Ellingworth) Anderson

Name: Mona Edgar
Email: medgar@truth.com
Date: Friday June 22, 2012


Ken and family, please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss.

Name: Jo Lynn "Jochim" Shineman
Email: shinee@rpt.coop
Date: Friday June 22, 2012


So sorry to hear of Carol's death. Your family will be in our prayers. Deepest Sympathy. I'm the daughter of James "Jim" Jochim-son of Mabel "Haughton" Jochim. Carol was my Dad's 1st cousin.

Name: Pat Ernste (Johnson)
Date: Friday June 22, 2012


Ken and Sam, so sorry to read about the loss of your wife/mother. I did not know her except through taking with Sam. My thoughts and prayers are with both of you and the rest of your family at this time. Sincerely, Pat

Name: Suzie Schweisthal (Brown, Chambers)
Date: Thursday June 21, 2012


Kenny, Cindy, Paula, Samantha Jo my thoughts are with you all. She put up a long struggle. Treasure the good times. May God be with you all in the journey that is ahead with out her. She will be with you in every step just in a different way! Love to you all Suzie