Carol A. Dahlen, age 91, Duluth, died January 10,2017 at Viewcrest Health Center. She was born in Duluth on November 10, 1925 to Einar and Nellie Johnson and was a 1943 graduate of Duluth Central High School. Carol married Richard W. Dahlen in Duluth on February 7, 1953. She started work as an operator for NW Bell, a switchboard operator and receptionist at Coolerator Co., switchboard operator at Glass Block downtown and retired in 1990 as an operator for NW Bell ATT. Carol was a Red Cross and hospital Volunteer. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Lynda Christensen, grandson Brian Harnell, granddaughter Tammy Adams and great-granddaughter JayAnne Connor. Carol is survived by her children, Cindy Dahlen, Renee(Richard)Dahlen Piwon, Mark(Rita Sipes)Dahlen, Barbara(Ronald)Dahlen Malecki, Richard W.(Nancy)Dahlen, Jr., son in law Richard Christensen, 19 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5PM until the 6PM Funeral Service Friday January 13, 2017, at Williams-Lobermeier-Boettcher Funeral Home. Burial at Oneota Cemetery.