11/9/2020 7:45:00 AM Celebration of Life for Carole "Magz" Bashaw planned for summer of 2021
Carole "Magz" Bashaw, 51, of St. Paul, formerly of Stewartville, died on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 following an illness with cancer at Mayo Clinic Rochester-Methodist Campus. Carole Margaret "Magz" Bashaw was born on Oct. 27, 1969 in Lexington, Kentucky. She moved with her family as a young girl to Stewartville where she grew up and attended Stewartville High School, was a member of the tennis team and graduated in 1988. She attended Macalester College where she received a bachelors degree in art history and German. Carole was employed in information technology specializing in the health care industry in the Twin Cities Metro area for a number of years and established her own IT consulting business, CBass Consulting, Inc. She was a past member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Stewartville and supported Season's Hospice Gardens in Rochester. Carole had a love for travel, fine dining, cooking, animals, music and time spent with friends, neighbors and her large loving family. Carole is survived by her mother, Joan Glahn of Pepin, Wisconsin; four sisters and two brothers, Jennifer Bashaw of Rockville, Maryland, Tom (Barb) Bashaw of Andover, Matt (Danette) Bashaw of Byron, Susan (John) Bromen of Eagan, Mary Bashaw of Rochester, and Anne (Tony) Meyer of Cape Cora, Florida; special friend, Darryl Ostlund of Plymouth; many nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog, Alice. She was preceded in death by her father, Quarles Bashaw and stepfather, Bud Glahn. Due to health concerns, no public services are planned at this time. A private family service was held the weekend of Nov. 7 and a Celebration of Life for Carole will be held in the summer of 2021 for all her friends and family. Memorials are suggested for the ongoing support of the hospice gardens and can be mailed to Matt Bashaw, 713 7th St. NW, Byron, MN 55920. Arrangements are with Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville. Condolences and memories of Carole are welcome at www.griffin-gray.com.