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Obituary: Carolyn (Cari) Nielsen Stirling

Carolyn (Cari) Nielsen Stirling "For the Love of Family" Carolyn "Cari" Nielsen Stirling, age 59, passed away Sept. 20, 2005. Born June 13, 1946 in Murray, Utah, daughter of Paul and Beth Player Nielsen. Married Val Stirling January 11, 1980; later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. "I lived my life for my family, they meant the world to me. One of my greatest joys was to be with my grandchildren baking chocolate chip cookies and other treats. I also loved Friday night dates with my dear husband, Val, whom I loved with all my heart." Survived by her loved ones that will miss her so much: husband, Val; sons, Scott (Nichole) Beckstead, Tony (Trip) Beckstead, Tyson (Jasmine) Malstrom; daughter, Tara (Shane) Music; eight beautiful grandchildren, who will miss their grandma tons: Taraya, Tanner, Breauna, Savannah, Keaton, Payton, Kenedee, Elizabeth; her parents, Paul and Beth Nielsen; and five wonderful sisters. Married Glenn Malstrom; preceded in death. "I look forward to being with my loved ones in the eternities. I have fought a hard battle, I love my family and friends so much." Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2005, 12 noon, at the Sandy Utah Central Stake Center, 1050 East Galena Drive (9820 South). Family and friends may gather to celebrate her life at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road on Friday, 6 -8 p.m. and Saturday at the church, 11 - 11:45 a.m. Interment, South Jordan City Cemetery. Under the direction of McDougal Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation.