Carol J. Cooley, age 72, of Deerwood, died April 18, 2016 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East in Cambridge. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, April 22nd at Dykeman Union Cemetery in Brainerd.
Carol Cooley was born September 27, 1943 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Ellsworth and Jeanette (Finstrom) Johnson. She grew up and attended school in Onamia.
Carol enjoyed puzzles, word search books, reading Nora Roberts & Danielle Steel books. Most of all she loved spending time with her family and her dog Lassie.
Carol passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday, April 18th at GracePointe Crossing Gables East.
She is survived by her five children, Duane (Alice) Cooley, Tammy Noe, Lonny (Tracy) Cooley, DeAnna Cooley and Nichole Cope; three sisters, Neva, Barb and Linda; 23 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.