Carol Lee Tack

Carol Lee Tack, 77, of Waverly died Saturday, May 18, 2024, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City after a sudden and short battle with cancer. 

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly with Pastor Dave Efflandt from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church presiding. Burial will follow at the Colfax Center Cemetery in rural Holland. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 24, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Carol Lee Tack was born on July 20, 1946, the daughter of Marvin and Genevieve (Lutterman) Tack in Waterloo. Carol grew up on her family farm in Holland. She was a longtime active member of the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church in rural Holland where she was baptized and confirmed. Carol graduated from Grundy Center High School in 1964 where she was a baton twirler with the marching band.  She attended Young’s Beauty School in Waterloo to become a beautician and also attended United Airline School in Minneapolis to become a flight attendant. On October 15, 1966, she was united in marriage to Allen Lee Schroeder in Holland. The couple later divorced. Carol worked as a beautician for most of her career. She owned and operated her own salon in Holland and then later owned and operated her own salon, Carol’s Country Beauty Salon, in Waverly. 

Carol had a lifelong love of all animals, but especially horses and Yorkshire Terriers. She loved to ride horses and showed horses throughout her life. She was crowned Grundy County Miss Rodeo Queen in 1966. She was a longtime member and board member of Dairy Spot Trail Riders in Waverly. Carol loved to collect horse statues and curated a large collection of unique and beautiful horses. She will be missed by her family, her beloved Yorkshire Terrier, Mya, and her treasured horses, Babe and Star. She enjoyed spending time gardening, landscaping, and being outdoors. She especially loved spending time with her three daughters and grandchildren. 

Survivors are her three daughters, Angela (Andrew) Hobson of Shell Rock, Amy (Bill) Wilson of Waverly and Christine Dohmen of Whitefish, Montana; eight grandchildren, Olivia Hobson, Isabella Hobson, Anthony Hobson, Jack Wilson, Sam Wilson, Macy Dohmen, Lauren Dohmen, and William Dohmen; a brother, William (Julie) Tack of Dewitt and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Robert Tack; sister-in-law, Arlene Tack, and nephew, Cody Tack. 

Memorials may be directed to the family for a later designation in Carol’s name. Online condolences may be left at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home of Waverly who is assisting the Tack family with arrangements. 319-352-1187


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