Carol was born in Nicolson, Pennsylvania. She graduated from St. Cranton Business College after a 1-year program. She went on to work for Bendix Aviation in Montrose, PA for 2 years. Carol then moved to Endicott, New York and worked for IBM for 8 years. She and her husband were married for 53 years and have 3 children that mean everything to Carol. She has 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She moved to Iowa when she was 26 years old. Carol loves to go to the movies, listening to the radio (especially classical music), going to shows and concerts, and traveling. Traveling to San Fran Sisco was her favorite place to visit.