Carol Juve

Carol Juve, 98, of Siren, formerly of Barron, passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Siren with family by her side.

Carol was born Oct. 8, 1922, to Martin and Cordelia (Fostvedt) Bryngelson in the Town of Maple Grove, later Prairie Lake, in Barron County. Carol attended the Otterholt School and graduated in 1936. She attended Barron High School and graduated in 1940. She received a two-year teaching license in 1942 from E. C. Teachers College and taught at the Prairie Lake Heights School in Barron County from 1942-1943 and Brunnette School near Exeland in 1943-1944.

On Nov. 26, 1943, Carol married Sgt. Kenneth M. Juve in Chetek. They lived in Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Delaware until 1945. In 1946, they moved to their farm in rural Barron and lived there until 2009. Her husband died in 1998. In later years, she lived with her daughter in Siren.

She went back to college and received a bachelor degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 1962, a MADM degree from UW-Superior in 1970, and Reading Specialist in 1978. She retired in 1984 after teaching for many years in the Barron School District.

Carol was also involved with Africa Circle and the Africa 4-H Club for many years as a 4-H leader and chaperone on 4-H trips.

Carol was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Barron and was active in the Ladies Aide, taught Sunday school and vacation bible school. She was on the church council, alter guild, Harmony Circle and quilting. In later years, she was a member of Martha Circle in Siren.

Carol liked to travel and after retiring from teaching, she made several overseas trips to more than a dozen countries including the Holy Land, the Netherlands, Italy, Australia, New Zealand; and to visit relatives in Norway.

Carol is survived by children, Joan (Perry) Hodgson, Kenneth Jr. (Patti Coffee) Juve, Marjorie (Niles) Peterson and Jerry Sr. (Karen) Juve; 14 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 10 step-great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and one step great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and step-great-grandson.

Private family services will be held with burial at Wayside Cemetery.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorials are preferred to Luther Park Bible Camp, First Lutheran Church Quilters and Siren Bethany Quilters.

The family would like to thank St. Croix Hospice for the care their mother received.

Arrangements are being handled by Rausch and Steel Funeral Home in Barron. Online condolences can be made at

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