June 19, 2014


Carol Leiting, 63, of Glidden, Iowa, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at her home north of Glidden surrounded by her family.

Mass of the Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Glidden. The celebrant will be Father Lynn Bruch, assisted by Deacon Gary Schon. Music will be by Mary Ross and the parish choir with Mike Bolton as soloist. Lectors for the Mass will be Linda Downing and Mary Everding. Gift bearers will be Carol's grandchildren: Everett, Ethan and Joseph Hawkins, and Piper and Payson Downing. Eucharistic ministers will be Louis Tigges and Mike Downing. Casket bearers will be Michael Armstrong, Scott Armstrong, Steven Armstrong, James Armstrong, Marty Crabbs, Merle Crabbs, Zachary Crabbs, Mark Crabbs and Neil Myers. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at West Cemetery in Panora.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Seton Church where there will be a Christian wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume at 9 a.m. Saturday.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be left at the church for the family of Carol Leiting and will be used for cancer research.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll, and online condolences may be left for Carol's family at www.sharpfuneral.com.