Carol Jean Boyd was born on Dec. 28, 1933 in Mallard, to Harold Boyd and Leone (Anderson) Boyd. She graduated from Alta High School in 1951.
She married Richard Hartmann on Aug. 16, 1952. To this union four children were born, Cheryl, Richard, Cindy and Craig. Richard Hartmann passed away in October of 1958. She married James R. Davis on July 8, 1960. To this union one child, Jimmy Davis was born.
Carol was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church of Alta. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchild, playing Bingo, and watching racing. Carol's family was very important to her and she enjoyed the times that they spent together.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Leone; her husbands, Richard and Jim; granddaughter, Amanda Marie Hartmann; brothers and sisters, Stanley Boyd, Jackie Barr, Jerry Boyd, and Margo Paeper.
She is survived by her children, Cheryl Hartmann of Storm Lake, Richard Hartmann and his wife Donna of Spencer, Cindy Hartmann of Storm Lake, Craig Hartmann of Alta, and Jimmy Davis of Alta; her grandchildren, Ryanne and husband Denny Allen of Ankeny, Shelby Ann Hartmann of Spencer, and Jeremiah Davis of Ames; one great-grandchild, Dakota Allen; brother-in-law, Dale Barr and Dale Davis; and sister-in-law, Thelma Sherwood and Lori Boyd; and also many nieces, nephews and friends.