Carol Aden Lundberg passed from this world on October 10, 2020. She was born on December 19, 1952 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Herman and Marian (Siebels) Aden of Palmer, Iowa. Carol was baptized into Christ on January 18, 1953 and confirmed in the faith on May 12, 1968. On April 25, 1987 she was married to her husband of 33 years, Calvin Lundberg. Carol was a loving wife, and a loving mother for their three home-schooled children, and their spouses. She loved her seven grandchildren and other family. \r\nCarol graduated from South Hamilton High School in 1971 and from the University of Northern Iowa in 1975 with a Bachelor's Degree in home economics, with a focus on textiles. She taught high school home economics in Strawberry Point. She then moved to Minneapolis and worked different jobs before returning to Palmer, Iowa and then to the Des Moines area and Pleasant Hill. It was in Des Moines where she met her husband, Cal, at First Lutheran Church. Carol chose to stay home with her children and home-schooled them until they went to college. \r\nCarol pursued various interests. Weaving, sewing, and spinning carried on the lifelong interest in things textile. She spent hours scrapbooking and assembling photo albums. She was an avid reader of scripture and faith-related materials. With her family she liked traveling the country to visit family and/or see the sights. Oftentimes these trips involved tent camping, hiking, and taking the backroads. She was active in several home-school groups and in several bible or church groups. \r\nChurch and family were central to Carol's existence. In recent years she was an active member in Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Carlisle. She had a wide circle of friends, many of whom were a wonderful and accommodating support during recent years as she dealt with her cancer. \r\nCarol was preceded in death by her father, Herman Aden, her older brother, Bruce Aden, and her father-in-law, Ralph Lundberg.\r\nCarol is survived by her husband, Cal Lundberg; her mother, Marian Aden; mother-in-law, Eula Lundberg; sister, Sharon Aden and brother Steve Aden. Carol is also survived by her three children, their spouses, and children; Johanna and Ross Hesseltine/ children Fletcher, Ansleigh, Chaddick, and Brixton; Martin and Katherine (Gates) Lundberg/ children Winston, Agatha, and Atticus; and Soren and Rebekah (Morgan) Lundberg. \r\nCarol is loved by her Savior, Jesus Christ.\r\nIn lieu of flowers, it is suggested that you donate to a charity of your choice.\r\nBecause of continuing concerns for the spread of the virus and because of the small size of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church sanctuary, it is suggested that you may want to consider attending the visitation and watching the livestream of the funeral service.