On Saturday, July 11, 2020, Carol Anne Tavares, of Rathdrum, Idaho, passed away at age 76.
Carol was born Nov. 19, 1943, in Seattle, to Robert and Hazel Cruea. She married Robert Tavares in March 1963, in Imperial Beach, Calif. They raised two sons and a daughter: Robert Jr., Tommy and Deanna, respectively. She worked as a teachers’ aide when her children were young and as a caregiver for over 35 years to her husband, following his injury and paralysis in late 1977.
Carol was preceded in death by her father, Robert; beloved husband, Robert; and son, Tommy. She is survived by her mother, Hazel; brother, Robert; three sisters, Dixie, Dana and Diann; and two children, Robert Jr. and Deanna.
Carol was a giving and loving person who made everyone feel a part of the family. She adored seeing and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 16, 2020, and funeral services at 11 a.m. Friday, July 17, 2020, at the English Funeral Chapel, 1133 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
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