Carol Jeanne McIntyre, 86, of Sun Lakes, Arizona, passed away on September 18, 2023 after hospitalization for medical care.
Carol was born on November 28, 1936, near Mohall, ND, to loving parents Marvin and Alice Iverson. She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Leonard “Jay” McIntyre, their daughter, Heather (Bill) Woodward and 3 grandchildren: Lynden, Myla and Kellan; their son Trevor (Holly) McIntyre; brothers Maynard Iverson (Mitzi, deceased), Gary Iverson and Kathleen (Mike) Woodard, 4 Nephews and Nieces: Mike and Melissa Iverson; Thomas (Julia) and Alyssa Woodard; 2 great nephews, Levi and Maverick Woodard. She will be missed by her loving extended family and numerous friends.
After high school in Mohall, Carol went on to graduate with a degree as a Registered Nurse in 1957, from St Joseph’s Hospital, Minot, ND, a BS in Nursing at St. Louis University, ’60, School Nurse Certification at SDSU, CA ’70, School Nurse Practitioner at UCSD ’72, MA in Human Behavior USIU, CA ’74, MSN in Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing at UNMC, NE ’94. Her clinical nursing experience included 15 years of hospital nursing in Minot, St Louis, and Hollywood, CA before joining the USAF Nurse Corps in 1966. Her Air Force tours included Wright-Patterson/AFB (OH), Norton/Travis/March AFBs (CA), Andrews AFB (D.C.), Flight Nursing Course, Brooks AFB (TX), AF Chief Nurse Conferences – Sheppard AFB (TX) Offutt AFB (NE) and Maxwell AFB (AL). Carol achieved numerous lifelong certifications and awards along her Nursing career spanning 43 years. Carol entered Active Duty as a Captain and ultimately served 20+ years in the USAF Reserve, NC – 10 years as a Chief Nurse, and retired as a full Colonel.
In 2000, Carol fully retired and spent her time with Jay while supporting numerous Parish activities, including St. Stephen Ministries and Church & Society Committee leader, eagerly participated in Catechesis, Bible Studies, Ladies Guild where she managed the St. Steven’s Prayer Line, and many others.
Services will be held at St. Steven’s Catholic Church, 24827 S. Dobson Road, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248 on Monday, September 25, 2023. A Rosary will begin at 9:30 am followed by a traditional Funeral Mass at 10:00 am, Military Honors in the Courtyard after mass and a luncheon in the Great Room.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to your favorite charity.