Carolyn M. Kellam


Carolyn M. Kellam, age 91, of Grand Rapids, passed away on October 5, 2019 at Majestic Pines Assisted Living in Grand Rapids, MN.

Carolyn was born in 1928 to Edwin and Inez Lundquist in Janesville, MN where she grew up and attended school. Carolyn was united in marriage to Wallace Kellam in Minneapolis, together they raised 6 children.

Carolyn attained her nursing degree from the Swedish Hospital in Minneapolis, and she worked at several hospitals over the years. Carolyn volunteered at HCMC reading to children and enjoyed helping people in need. She especially loved taking care of her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wallace; daughter, Janet Kellam; and brother, Earl Lundquist. Carolyn is survived by her children, Barb Knight, Elizabeth Kellam both of La Prairie, MN; Rhonda (Randy) Berg of Costa Rica; Douglas (Karoline) Kellam of Chicago, IL; and David (Heather) Kellam of Luxembourg; 11 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; sister, Marianne (Bob) Derr of Kenyon, MN; sister-in-law, Shirley Lundquist of Janesville, MN.

A memorial service will be held on November 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM at St. Olaf Catholic Church, Minneapolis.

Arrangements are with Rowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Grand Rapids, MN. To   sign   the   online   guestbook   or   send   condolences   visit

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