Carolyn Banwart, formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD. Carolyn (Chiles) was born on July 15, 1950 in Florida and was married to Ronald Banwart on August 8, 1971. She was a dedicated elementary teacher for many years in the Northwest Webster School district and in the Fort Dodge Community School District, retiring in 2009

Carolyn is survived by her husband, Ron, and children Eric (Jen)Banwart of Ellicott City, MD, Jody (Adam) Tomjack of Sioux Falls, SD and Alex Banwart of Sioux Falls, SD; 3 granddaughters and 2 grandsons; 3 sisters and many nieces and nephews.

A private service has been planned.