DENVER—Carol Faye Wiseman, 70, passed away at her home in Denver on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. She was born on Dec. 24, 1942 in Monte Vista to Verl and Virginia Seyfried. She married James (Jim) Harold Wiseman on July 24, 1965 in Monte Vista. Carol worked with her husband on their farm until 1992, but most residents in the Valley will remember Carol and her sister-in-law Judy Dix as “the cake ladies”. They owned and operated CJ’s Elegant Cakes for many years in the 70s and 80s, decorating hundreds of wedding cakes for brides across the San Luis Valley. Carol was very actively involved in the First United Methodist Church in Monte Vista as well as The Order of Eastern Star, Bethlehem Chapter #56 in Monte Vista. Carol and Jim moved to Denver in November of 2012.
Carol is survived by her husband, her daughter Julie (Doug) Fitzgerald of Monument, her son David (Collette) Wiseman of Westminster. Also surviving are 4 granddaughters, Kailei Hutzenbuhler of Colorado Springs, Amanda Smith of Cheyenne, Wyo., Natasha Wiseman and Ruairi Susman both of Westminster and one grandson, Tyler Wiseman of Westminster.
A memorial service was held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Monte Vista. A private interment for the family will be held later in the spring at the Del Norte Cemetery.
Rogers Family Mortuary of Monte Vista is in care of the arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.rogersfunerals.com