In Memoriam: Carol Ann Heide (Sept. 20, 1962 – Jan. 13, 2022)

February 2022 Posted in Obituary

Carol Heide passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 at the age of 59. Carol Ann Heide was born to R. Kurt and Darlene (Derr) Heide on Sept. 20, 1962 in Silverton, Oregon. She graduated from Silverton Union High School in 1980.

Carol enlisted in the United States Army in 1980 and served for six years. While enlisted, she earned a Marksman badge for rifle, an Expert badge in Hand Grenade, two Good Conduct Medals, and an Army Achievement medal. She was the gunner on an M60 machine gun team during her first tour in Germany. She served in 1st Signal Battalion, Kaiserslautern (K-town), West Germany, 34th Spt Battalion 6th Cavalry “Wagonmasters” (a Chinook Helicopter Unit), Ft. Hood, Texas and 1st Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Exploitation), Wiesbaden Army Airfield, West Germany.

After her tours of service, Carol returned to the Silverton area. She worked as a 911 dispatcher at NorCom in Woodburn for several years.

Carol enjoyed cross-stitch and was always involved in her daughter’s life. Carol loved Germany, Blue Willow china, British shows and literature. Her family will miss her greatly.

Carol is survived by her daughter Jacqueline Maltman and her husband Curtis; mother Darlene Huddleston; sisters Sharon Ward and her husband Michael, Linda Hofmann and her husband George; brother Ray Huddleston and Carla; nephew Chris Ward and his children Taylor and Zander; nieces Alyse Camarda and her husband Justin, Carole Allred, her husband Spencer and daughters Emilie and Hadlee, Kathryn Ward Huber, her husband Ed and son Edward, and Renee Smith and daughter Olivia.

A memorial service was held at Willamette National Cemetery on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022.

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