Carolyn "Carrie" R. Dunston

April 1, 1960 ~ February 7, 2024 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Carolyn "Carrie" Dunston Obituary

Carolyn “Carrie” R. Dunston, 63, of Sparta, died Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at her home. She was born on April 1, 1960 to Frederick Jr. and Donna (Emrich) Garecht in Illinois. Her family moved to rural Tomah, Wisconsin in 1968. She graduated from Tomah High School in 1978.

Carolyn married William Dunston. They later divorced. Carrie loved reading, puzzles, and especially her cats.

Carrie is survived by her sister, Joanne (Jeff) Bohnert; niece, Jil Bohnert; nephews, Fred (Sarah) Bolen, and Ben (Kallie) Bohnert; great-nieces, Lily Weber and Emily Bolen; great-nephew, Acen Bohnert; special feline companion, Bella; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents. 

Services will be announced at a later time. Online condolences may be offered at

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Family to do services at later date

Mt. Hope Cemetery, Sparta
200 Faith Avenue
Sparta, WI 54656


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