Passed away peacefully in Petaluma on Feb. 19, 2013. Loving mother of Michelle Hansen of Mt. Pleasant, IA and David Hansen of Novato, CA. She leaves behind her cherished dachshund “Hannah.” Carole was an elementary teacher, accomplished pianist and an avid gardener. She touched the soul of everyone she met. Friends and family are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with a visitation prior, starting at 12:00 p.m. at PARENT-SORENSEN MORTUARY AND CREMATORY, 850 Keokuk St., Petaluma. Interment will be at the Lakeside Cemetery, Canon City, CO.