Memorial services: Will be held at The Village, 1203 North E Street, Indianola, on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
Carolyn Lucille Earhart died on October 29, 2012 at The Village in Indianola. She was 87 years old. Carolyn was born February 23, 1925 on a farm near Shambaugh, Iowa to the late Wayne Earhart and Gladys Salgren Earhart. She attended school in Clarinda, IA, American University in Washington, DC and graduated from Iowa State University in 1948. She married Donald James Lynam from Corning Iowa in 1946. She was active in her church while living in Sioux City, Greenfield, Red Oak, Pocahontas, Eagle Grove and Indianola, IA; Pierre SD; and Saugus, CA. She worked as a consulting dietician at several hospitals and nursing homes. At the Village she was co-editor of the newsletter for several years.
She was preceded in death by her brothers Robert and Thomas Earhart and her sister Maryalice Miller.
She is survived by her husband, Don Lynam of Indianola; sister Judith Gilbert of Colorado Springs, CO; three children, Deborah Franke and her husband John of Raleigh, NC; Don Lynam, Jr. of Hickory Creek, TX, and Rebecah Roberts and husband Shane of Jameson, MO. There are also six grandchildren, Krista Vanderburg of Odessa, TX; Charity Sparks and husband Tim of Denison, TX; Dorothy Prince and husband Chris of Cary, NC; Joann Cook and husband Mark of Raleigh, NC; Bryan Roberts of Trenton, MO; and Meghan Quist and husband Zack of Omaha, NE. The great grandchildren are Lily, Dorothy and Frances Vanderburg; Nicholas and Addison Sparks; Drake Brown, Zack Lusk; Orian Quist; Deven Prince; and Jacob Cook. Step great grandchildren are Amanda, Joshua, Lauren, Nicholas, and Paul Prince.
Memorials can be given to The Village Good Shepherd Fund, 1203 North E Street, Indianola, IA 50125.