Carol Arsenault Jessen went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 22, 2017, after an eight-month battle with cancer. Born to Patrick and Remegia Arsenault of Ishpeming, Michigan, on July 23, 1951. Carol graduated from Ishpeming High School in 1969 and earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Northern Michigan University in 1976. On May 31, 1981, she married Douglas Jessen and loved him dearly for thirty-six years. In 1983 and 1985 God blessed her with two sons: Sorn and Joel. Carol loved all God’s people and she especially enjoyed working with children. Throughout the years Carol taught Head Start, Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade. She also worked with special-needs children and as a substitute teacher. The communities of Busby, Lame Deer, Crow Agency, and Hardin mourn her loss. Carol will be remembered for her faith in Christ, which sustained her throughout her life. Her tender heart loved much, prayed always, and often interceded for others. Carol’s parents Patrick and Remegia Arsenault preceded her in death. Survivors include her husband Douglas; sons Sorn and Joel (Rebecca); three grandchildren: Maia, Luke, and Ben; siblings Patricia (Paul) Polkinghorne and Paul (Robyn) Arsenault.