Gifford, Carol Age 86 of Woodbury, MN. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away Sept. 7, 2017 surrounded by family. Survived by husband of 45 years, Giff; children, Deborah (Steve) Blood, John (LouAnne) Heinlein, Mark (Susan) Heinlein; step-children Douglas (Sandy) Gifford, Gaylyn (Arnie) Judovwsky, John (Penny) Gifford; grandchildren, Justin, Merissa, John III, Ashley, Brett, Drew; many step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, many family members and friends. Carol loved her dogs, painting, fishing, knitting, reading, above all, spending time with her family. Celebration of Life Monday, Sept. 18th at 9:30AM at Cremation Society of MN - St. Paul Chapel, 1979 Old Hudson Rd., St. Paul, MN 55119. Memorials preferred to the Alzheimer's Assoc.