Caroline LeAnn (Eastling) Peterson, age 68 of Buffalo, Minnesota, passed away on November 18, 2020.
She was born on February 29, 1952 in Hutchinson, Minnesota to LeRoy and Nettie (Bonniwell) Eastling. Caroline grew up in Cokato. She graduated from Dassel Cokato High School in 1970. Resided her family in Buffalo.
Caroline worked for several years at the Dassel nursing home, and then at Walmart in Buffalo for 20 years.
In her free time, you could find her tending her flower and vegetable gardens, creating miniature fairy gardens, doing crossword puzzles, and dancing. She loved spending as much time as she could with her grandchildren and great grandchildren; they would go for walks, spend time outdoors, and go to the local parks to play.
Caroline had a very caring and energetic personality. She loved having long conversations with family and friends and could make new friends very easily with her fun and easygoing nature.
She is preceded in death by her parents, LeRoy and Nettie; brother, Gary Eastling; and niece, Kari Block.
Caroline is survived by her children, Debbie (Aaron) Friedrichs, Greg Peterson, and David (Jessica) Conlin; grandchildren, Deserae (Jaden) Fortune, Zachary and Austin Friedrichs, and Madison, Rylee, and Logan Conlin; great-grandchildren, Carter and Thomas Fortune; siblings, Kathy (Kenneth) Block, Lester Eastling, Margaret Eastling, Darrell Eastling, Dorothy Drake, and Edward Eastling; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior at Buffalo Covenant Church in Buffalo, MN. Inurnment will take place at Swedish Mission Cemetery following the service.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo, MN. Online condolences for the family may be directed to www.thepetersonchapel.com