Carolyn Mell Allison Deeg, 86

Monte Vista resident Carolyn Mell Allison Deeg, 86, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Mosca July 11, 2017.

Carolyn was born in Rockdale, Texas on March 9, 1931, the daughter of Carroll Houston “C.H.” Allison and Jessie Mell Luckey Allison.  She married Charles Owen “Rusty” Deeg, Jr. on November 11th, 1954 in San Antonio, Texas.  He preceded her in death in 1993.

Carolyn was a Massage Therapist and loved her work as well as the healing properties of this endeavor.  She was very health minded and dedicated her whole life to the pursuit of good health through eating well and taking care of her body.  In her spare time, she could be found working in her vegetable garden.  Carolyn was also a professionally trained seamstress and knitted many baby blankets over the years.  She dearly loved her family and had a strong faith in God. 

Carolyn is survived by her children Lou Mell (Art) Goehl of Montrose, CO, Will Deeg of Maui, Hawaii, and Sarah (Ron) Stoeber of Mosca, CO; her grandchildren: Jessica (Kendal) Adolph, Teresa (James) Salyards, Anna (Jaycee) Lopez, Erinn Hiner, Guy (Teresa) Hiner, Ariel (Jamie) Deeg-Walsh, Zoe (Chris) Salcedo, Sydney Johnson, Nicole Johnson, Nathan Johnson, Lisa Stoeber and Mari Stoeber; her sister Sallie Jenkins of Glen Rose, Texas; as well as one great-grandson and nieces and nephews Earlyn (Rick) Gunn, Dawn (Mark) Spenrath and Wayne Jenkins.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her niece Debbie Jenkins Kenna and her grandson Seth Stoeber.

A Funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m. at the Rio Grande Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, on Saturday, July 15th, 2017.  Interment will take place at a later date in the Boerne Cemetery in Boerne, Texas.

Rogers Family Mortuary of Monte Vista is in care of the arrangements.  To leave online condolences, tributes and remarks for Carolyn’s family, please visit