Caron Louise Gilbert
Wednesday, July 26, 1939
Date of Death:
Sunday, May 26, 2019
79 years old
Caron Louise Gilbert
Caron Louise Gilbert, 79, formally of Wabasha, Minnesota, died on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at the Seasons Hospice House, in Rochester, Minnesota.
Caron was born on July 26, 1939 in Rochester, Minnesota to Ralph A. and Luverna L. (Woelpert) Fischer. She graduated from Rochester High School in 1957. Caron married Robert R. Gilbert on October 11, 1957 and shared 58 loving years of marriage. Caron worked at Mayo Clinic for many years in oncology, medical records and giving tours before retiring in 1992.
Caron enjoyed cooking, puzzles, crocheting, needle point and tending to plants. Caron and Bob enjoyed doing crafts together; camping and fishing in Ely; and going to the casino.
Survivors include her son, Daniel (Renee) of Oak Lawn, Illinois; daughters, Denise (Rick) Winters of Wabasha, Minnesota and Debra Wilson of Winona; five grandchildren, Jeff, Kevin, Kelly, Jennifer and Jason; and eleven great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Bob; brother, John Fischer and parents.
A memorial gathering will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester, Minnesota. Burial will be in Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston, Minnesota.
Memorials are suggested to Paws & Claws or Seasons Hospice, both of Rochester, MN.
The family of Caron Louise Gilbert has received the following condolences.
Please accept my condolences to your family. I hope that God’s promise of the resurrection brings you comfort during this very difficult time.
My condolences go out to the family. Caron was a beautiful lady, and I enjoyed her when I grew up a few houses away. I and my sisters loved playing with Little Deb, Dee, and Dan. I will pray for your comfort.
Caron's Family, My deepest sympathy to you, Caron was a wonderful friend to my mom for many years. Bob and Caron were friends with my mom and dad for as long as I can remember. Now, they are all together again, my thoughts are with you all.