October 10, 2013


Rachelle "Shelly" Lorriane Johansen Gangestad, 45, of Carroll died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll.

Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll. Visitation will be held at the funeral home for one hour prior to the service. Casket bearers will be John Feige, Craig Kinney, Russell Warnke, Jarred Mueller, Jake Sachau and Bob Schmitz.

Online condolences may be left for Shelly's family at www.dahnandwoodhouse.com.

Born Sept. 8, 1968, at Hamburg, Iowa, she was a daughter of Gary and Judy Johansen. She grew up in Castana, Iowa, and graduated from Maple Valley High School in 1986. Following high school she worked for Farmland in Denison, then worked for Blues Amusements traveling with the carnival until 1991 when she moved to Glenwood and worked for the Glenwood Bakery. Shelly moved back to Castana and then lived in Denison until 2010 when she moved to Carroll. She worked for MC's Café, McDonald's and Kick the Can. She enjoyed playing darts, playing dice, sports, and spending time with her family.

Shelly is survived by a daughter, Krystle Johansen, of Carroll; a son, Anthonny Johansen, of Carroll; her parents, Jerry and Judy Johansen, of Castana, Iowa; a granddaughter, Kyanna Johansen; three brothers, Dominic Hargis of Omaha, Neb., Ray Johansen of Sioux City and Darrin Moore of Glenwood, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents George and Lucille Johansen.