Saunders, Carol Louise (nee Watson)
June 22, 1946 – November 13, 2018
Age 72 of Apple Valley. Carol was born June 22, 1946, in Ottawa, IL, to loving parents Reverend Paul and Florence (Asp) Watson. She graduated from Elkhorn, WI High School in 1964, Augsburg College 1968, and later earned her Master’s degree. She married Royal Ned Saunders February 22, 1969. She was employed by the University of MN Physicians for 25 years. Carol is survived by daughter, Lori (Steve) Olin; son, Gabe (Kathy Beaman) Saunders; granddaughters, Taylor and Tori Olin; grandson, Caleb Saunders; sisters, Barbara (Erv Schlepp) Stallman and Mary (Wayne) Hamilton; brothers, Paul (Donna) Watson, Ernie (Karen) Watson, and David (Debra) Watson. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her mother and father and granddaughter, Morgan Olin. Memorial service will be held at Shepard of The Valley Lutheran Church, Apple Valley, MN on December 1, 2018. Visitation at 10:30 AM with Worship Service at 11:30 AM. (Published in the Star Tribune on Nov. 21, 2018).