Carol Kackman, age 81, of Fargo, ND, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, at Bethany on 42nd, Fargo.
Carol Kackman, age 81, of Fargo, ND, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, at Bethany on 42nd, Fargo. Mass of Christian Burial was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, West Fargo, with Visitation held one hour prior to her service. Final Resting Place will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery - South, in the spring of 2020. Carol Ann Walford was born March 30, 1938, in Devils Lake, ND, the daughter of Alfred and Rosemary (Thompson) Walford. She grew up at Doyan, ND, and graduated from Doyan High School in May 1956. Carol then attended Mayville State University, graduating with a BS in Education in May of 1962. She was employed as a teacher in a Ramsey County rural school for three years, prior to moving to Finley, ND, where she taught elementary grades for 11 years. Carol moved to West Fargo where she served as a para-educator for 26 years in West Fargo Elementary schools. She retired in May 2001. Carol was united in marriage to Eugene Kackman on April 14, 1973, at Finley. To this union twin sons were born, Danny and Donny. Carol loved to play cards, fish, spend time at the lake and visit with family and friends. She especially loved to spend time with her grandchildren. Carol was a kind, caring person who loved a good conversation either in person or by phone. Carol is survived by; her husband, Eugene “Gene”, Fargo; two sons, Dan (Joyal) and Donny (Kari); five grandchildren, Logan, McKena, Kendall, Haley and Katelyn; stepchildren, Todd (Patricia) Kackman, Kathy Kuppich, Cindy (Kent) Rosenfeldt, Lindy Oleson, Stacy (Troy) Bowman, Lori (Dennis) Murack, Kristie Kackman; stepchildren-in-law, Kyla Kackman, Dennis Orth and Susan Mitchell; several step-grandchildren; her brothers, John Walford, Kenneth (Carol) Walford, Robert (Beverly) Walford, William Walford, Lauren (Sherri) Walford; a sister-in-law, Gladys Walford; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by; her parents; a sister, Mary Rolf; brother, David Walford; stepsons, Richard Kackman and Tim Kackman; and stepdaughter, Teresa Orth; brothers-in-law, Vernon Rolf, Vernon Kackman, Mural Hansen; and sisters-in-law, Louis Hansen and Janice Sporer. West Funeral Home & Life Tribute Center, westfuneralhome.com.