Carole Ann Van Horn

Nov 18, 2020
Van Horn Carole


Private Family Memorial Mass: will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, La Porte City


Private Family inurnment in the West View Cemetery


may be directed to the family.


Carole Van Horn, 81, of Vinton, formerly of La Porte City, died Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at the Vinton Lutheran Home. She was born June 18, 1939, in Waterloo; the daughter of George and Evelyn Weisenberger Hilton.  She was a 1957 graduate of La Porte City High School.  Carole married Charles Van Horn on October 22, 1962, in Waterloo; he preceded her in death on April 24, 2012.

She worked in the clerical department at Sears, JCPenney and Younkers. She managed La Porte City Golf Club for many years; worked as the main banker for 12 years at Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel; and at the Isle Casino for 6 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in La Porte City.

Survived by: one son, Charles "Chuck" (Michelle) Van Horn of Waddell, AZ; two daughters, Cindy (Scott) Mason of Traer and Caren (Michael) Wiedenhoff of Garrison; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; five brothers and two sisters.

There was nothing more important to Carole than the love of her family.

La Porte City Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 319-342-3131.  

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  1. Steven Blocker | Nov 28, 2020
    Our condolences from the Dorothy Blocker Family.
  2. Shirley Hilton | Nov 22, 2020
    In deepest sympathy to Chuck, Cindy, Caren and all the grandkids. Aunt Carole was always the life of the party, with her infectious laugh and high energy. We will miss her terribly. May she rest in peace.
  3. Darrel Loveless | Nov 22, 2020
    Our deepest sympathy to all the family! Carol and I went to LPC thru all 12 grades and graduated in 57. I would see Chuck and Carol many times, memories I will always cherish!! Rest in peace my friend and class mate!! God Bless
  4. Teresa Tesdahl | Nov 22, 2020
    Chuck, Caren and Cindy - I have missed her beautiful smile and infectious laugh for a long time now. She had always been such an important part of our lives. Stepping in and taking care of 3 children, 8 and under, while our mom was in the hospital recovering from an emergency c-section. Not a small feat for a 20 year old. I loved her so much. Her top priority was always her family and making everyone of you an important part of her life. Love to you all.
  5. Marvin and Sue Hrubes | Nov 20, 2020
    Our sympathy and prayers to all the family members!  Carole always had that sweet smile and friendly personality. She and Chuck were great backyard neighbors for a number of years.  Rest in peace, Carole!   
  6. Neal and Diana Parks | Nov 20, 2020
    Carole and Chuck were good neighbor friends of Neal's family in La Porte City.  Our sympathy to all of Carole's family.  Praying that God gives you comfort at this difficult time. 

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