Carolyn A. Fiedler

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Carolyn A. Fiedler, 66, of Sweet Springs, Mo., died Monday, April 10, 2017, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sweet Springs with Pastor Dan Wing officiating. Burial followed at Fairview Cemetery.

Born Feb. 15, 1951, in Houstonia, she was the daughter of the late Cecil N. Charles and Minnie Langewisch Charles. Carolyn lived in Sweet Springs most of her life where she was a 1969 graduate of Sweet Springs High School. On Feb. 11, 1995, she married Terry E. Fiedler Sr., who survives of the home. Carolyn worked at Biffle’s in Concordia for many years, and was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, where she sang in the choir. She was also a member of Les Soeurs of Sweet Springs, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 279 in Sweet Springs, and Moose Lodge 1161 in Lexington.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Lisa Hall and husband Sam of Sweet Springs, and Holly Droege and husband Jeff of Concordia; two stepsons, Terry Gene Fiedler and wife Mary of Sweet Springs, and Chris Fiedler and wife Kathy of Sedalia; 10 grandchildren, David Hall, Jeffery Hall, Chloe Hall, Austin Droege, Carson Droege, Trevor Fiedler, Dara Fiedler, Keegan Fiedler, Hayden Fiedler and Krissi Fiedler; four brothers, Harold Charles and wife Ruth of Lee’s Summit, Harry Charles and wife Betty of Lockwood, Clyde Charles and wife Sharon of Lexington, and John Charles and wife Lena of Sweet Springs; four sisters, Anna Bargfrede and companion Ben Wade of Sweet Springs, Elva Turner and husband Harry of rural Marshall, Mary Ellen Stockdale and husband George of Independence, and Marilyn Fangman and husband Kenny of Sweet Springs; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Frank Charles and Clarence Charles.

Pallbearers were Sam Ed Yokley, Harlan Reid, Carl Colson, Kenny Vickrey, Marty Elsea and Gerald “Tator” Dittmer. Honorary pallbearers were Kenneth Biffle, Darrell Rhodus, Rickey Foster, Dennis Kueker, Linn Windle, Jerry Langewisch and Lewis Bybee.

Memorials are suggested to Christ Lutheran Church or Immanuel Lutheran Church in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at