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Carol Lee Seholm

September 15, 1947 — March 2, 2023

Carol Lee Seholm (née Millner), age 75, Cowlitz Tribal Elder of Toledo, WA passed away March 2nd, 2023 at Providence Hospital with her eldest daughter, Racquel, great-granddaughter, Melody, and Cowlitz Tribal Chairwoman and friend, Patti Kinswa-Gaiser, by her side.

She was born to parents John Noyce Millner and Elizabeth Jean Millner (née Mitchell) in Renton, WA. Carol graduated from Renton Sr. High School in 1965.

She is survived by her three daughters; Racquel Shaffer of Seattle, Michelle Bumgarner, of Boise and Elaine Jordshaugen, of Bothell, her sisters; Barbara (Lee) Medley and Alice Harrison, as well as 6 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, John Millner.

Carol was a descendant of Iuse Musch Skaowit, daughter of Chief Scanewa of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and Carol had served on the tribe's health board. Carol played a large part in raising her great-grandchildren and had loved spending time with family. She enjoyed gardening and baking and leaves behind especially fond memories in the hearts of loved ones and neighbors that enjoyed the many delicious homemade goodies, she prepared.

Details regarding a gathering for those who loved, Carol, will be announced at a later date. 

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