In memory of

Carol J. Mundt

January 7, 1922 – December 23, 2011

Carol J. Mundt 89, of Helena passed away in the early hours of Friday, December 23, 2011

Carol was born January 7, 1922 at Melstone, Montana the oldest of two children of William Henry Dunne and Queenie (Saby) Dunne. She graduated from high school at Melstone in 1939, spent all 12 years of her schooling there. Carol attended Beauty School in Billings from 1939-1940. She and Lynn Nordman Johnson were married in Billings September 1940. He was the father of 2 of her children, William Elgin Mundt and Jerry Lee Mundt. They later divorced.

Carol moved to Helena in 1942 where she married William A. Mundt, III on July 4, 1943. She and Bill had 2 children Colleen and Mike and a step-son, Richard from Bill’s first marriage.

Carol was preceded in death by her husband Bill in1984. Carol worked at Mountain Bell Telephone Company for a year before going to work at the State for the Unemployment Compensation Commission, the Governor’s Office during Gov. Arenson’s term and for 21 years at the Supreme Court, where she retired.

Carol was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and enjoyed volunteer work there and at St. Peter’s Hospital. She enjoyed gardening, needlepoint and knitting, belonging to two sewing clubs and two pinocle clubs.

Carol is survived by her five children, William Elgin (Pat) Mundt of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Jerry Lee Mundt of Spokane, WA, Step-son, Richard of Helena, Colleen Jean Winston of Helena and Mike (Tina) Mundt of Helena; eight grandchildren, Gene Mundt, Jim Mundt, Veronica West, Mikal Winston, Kim Timm, Kellie Mundt, Keith Mundt and Christopher Mundt. Carol was also survived by her eight great grandchildren, Elizabeth Carol, Evelyn, Bailey, Lyric, Sam, LaShonda Turner, Alexandria and Hayden; two great great grandchildren, Titus and Darlus and brother, Dennis W. Dunne.

Visitation will be from noon to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 28th at Anderson Stevenson Wilke Funeral Home, 3750 N. Montana Avenue. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 29th at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. A reception will follow in the social center of the church. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorials in Carol’s name are suggested to the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center C/O St. Peter’s Hospital 2475 Broadway Street Helena Montana 59601 or to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church; Building Fund 512 Logan Street Helena, Montana 59601. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting:


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  1. Bob and Barb Marks says:

    Mike and family–Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless.

  2. Char Day LeVasseur says:

    Your mother was such a dear. My mother spoke so highly of her. My thoughts are with you and your family.

  3. Darrel & Carol Alm says:

    Colleen, We are so sorry to hear of your Moms passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  4. Deb and Wayne Bushnell says:

    Colleen, Mike and Mikal so sorry for your loss. Carol was a wonderful person and she’ll be missed by all who knew her.

  5. Dee Barfknecht says:

    Mike and Tina…… I was so sorry to learn about your Mom Mike…she sounded like such a wonderful lady, which is obvious by the wonderful kids she raised. Just wanted you to know I’m thinking of you all during this difficult time. Dee Barf

  6. Jerry Crawford says:

    I’ve known Carol since 2000 when I started rehab at St. Petes. Best dressed and sweetest woman I know. I know about 50 people and nurses that are missing her. So sorry to hear she past away.

  7. Julie Morley says:

    Carol was a fine lady and so very kind. I will miss seeing and talking to her. Please accept my deepest synpathy.

  8. Kathleen Ziemer Bendlin says:

    Collen,Dick,Jerry, Bill, Mike,
    So sorry to hear about your Mother. Carol was in my life
    for more than 60 years and will be missed. I am reminded of many Christmas, New Years celebrations as well as numerous football games. Carol was a special person and kept in contact all these years. I’ll miss her.

  9. Kay Mathews says:

    We were neighbors for awhile and members of the same church. I adored Carol; she would always go out of her way to greet me whenever I saw her in church. She will be missed.

  10. richard winston says:

    colleen, sorry about the loss of your mom and Mikals grandma. she was a wonderful lady and will be missed. all my best, richard

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