EVELETH -- Careyl A. Burton, age 89, of Eveleth, Minn., formerly of Brainerd, Minn., passed away Friday, July 16, 2004, at the Arrowhead Nursing Home in Eveleth, Minn. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 30, 2004, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls with the Rev. Bill Vouk III officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Little Falls. Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Friday, July 30, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls. A rosary will be said at 10:30 a.m. at the church.
Careyl A. (LeDoux) Burton was born Feb. 27, 1915, in Little Falls, Minn., to the late Edward and Laura LeDoux. She was united in marriage to Russell Burton on Aug. 20, 1933. The couple lived in St. Cloud for a time and then Careyl lived in California with their three children while Russell served in the United States Navy. Following her husband Russell's discharge in 1946, the family returned to Minnesota. They purchased the Four Pine Resort in Lincoln, Minn., and later the Borde Du Lac Lodge in Benedict, Minn. Careyl and Russell moved to Brainerd, Minn., where they retired. Russell died Dec. 3, 1992. Since 1992, Careyl has lived at the Arrowhead Nursing Home in Eveleth, Minn., residing there until her death. Careyl had many talents as well as being a gifted homemaker. She received recognition for her 25 years of volunteer service to nursing homes in Brainerd. She was a loving caregiver to her parents, neighbors and always was willing to help with grandchildren when needed. She faithfully prayed her daily rosary.
Careyl is survived by sons, Gail Burton and wife, Leona, of Little Falls, Minn., Russell Burton and wife, Karen, of Florida; daughter, Dianne Roberts and husband, Thomas, of Eveleth, Minn.; brothers, F.J. LeDoux, Woodrow LeDoux and Robert LeDoux, all of California; sister, Phylis "Peggy" Garlock of Nevada; 18 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell; brother, Leroy LeDoux; and granddaughter, Kristie Burton.
Arrangements are with the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls, Minn.
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