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Carolynn May McEntaffer

July 27, 1941 — August 15, 2023

Carolynn May McEntaffer, 82, of Sioux City passed away the 15th of August, 2023, at Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City, Iowa.

Memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 21, 2023, at Christy-Smith Funeral Home, Morningside Chapel, 1801 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, IA. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Graceland Park Cemetery.

Carolynn was born on July 27, 1941 at St. Joe’s Hospital in Sioux City, IA. She was the daughter of Mark Lester McEntaffer & Lillian Amelia (Sabo) McEntaffer. She attended East Junior High in Sioux City before moving to Clinton, Oklahoma where she graduated from Clinton High School in 1959. She was baptized at Antioch Baptist Church in Stigler, Oklahoma. In Stigler, she was a leader for the Girl Scouts & taught Sunday School.

Carolynn married Kenneth Dwayne Stockton on August 8th, 1959 at Clinton First Methodist Church in Clinton, OK. They had three daughters, Kathy, Cheryl & Christine. Carolynn returned to Sioux City in 1973, living in the Morningside area until she entered assisted living at Sunrise Retirement Community in 2021.
Carolynn loved her family, including her two canine daughters, Reesy & Coco, gardening, reading & cooking. She worked for the Woodbury County Public Defender’s Office as a legal secretary and later retired from the United States Attorney’s Office as a paralegal in 2006.

Carolynn will be lovingly remembered by her daughters and their spouses, Kathy & Marshall Delk of Carnegie, Oklahoma; Cheryl Stockton & Laura Southerland of Charlottesville, Virginia; Christine & Larry Trudeau of Sioux City, Iowa; granddaughter, Kasey Delk of Weatherford, OK; brother, James William McEntaffer of Shawnee, KS; stepbrother, James & Judy Peterson of Boerne, TX; and many nieces & nephews.

Carolynn was preceded in death by her parents, Mark & Lillian; stepmother, Eldora (Binnebose) McEntaffer; sister-in-law, Susie McEntaffer.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, August 21, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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Memorial Service

Monday, August 21, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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