Pamela Ann Carroll
March 29, 1947 – September 23, 2023
Pam Carroll, age 76, passed away on September 23, 2023, at Brookstone Meadows in Omaha, Nebraska. Pamela Ann Vogel was born in Omaha on March 29, 1947, the eldest daughter of Morris and Ruth Ann (Schultze) Vogel.
The family lived in Lincoln, Nebraska and Los Angeles, California before settling in Stanton, Nebraska. Pam loved to dance, and she was actively involved in the music program in school. She graduated from Stanton High School in 1965.
Pam attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln. In 1967 she married Ken Carroll. Their life together included numerous Army bases and his service in Vietnam. They share a son, J.J. Carroll.
Pam returned to Omaha with J.J. and enrolled in the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design in 1975. She began her career at Davidson’s Furniture Showcase in Omaha before starting her own business, Pam Carroll Planning & Design. Pam thoroughly enjoyed her work and getting to know her clients. Her relationships with fellow designers, architects, and crafts people were especially rewarding. Pam was a member of the American Society of Interior Designers and was actively involved in multiple Omaha Symphony Designer Show houses.
Pam enjoyed traveling throughout the United States and abroad. Her favorite trips included China, France, and Italy. Her trips always included museums and the theater.
Pam married Merle Schlines in 1981. They enjoyed traveling and creating a beautiful home landscape.
Pam was thrilled to be a grandmother and Max brought great joy to her life. She treasured their family tradition of making Christmas cookies together.
Pam is preceded in death by her parents, Morris, and Ruth Ann Vogel.
She is survived by her son, J.J. Carroll; grandson, Maxwell Morris Carroll and his mother, Kathleen Torpy, all of Omaha; sisters, Lark Frank of Colorado Springs, CO, Patty (Tom) of Cape Canaveral, FL, Heidi Macklin of Gainesville, FL, Maureen (Jeff) Crist of Marysville, KS.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: Saturday, October 14th at 10:30am at the West Center Chapel with a visitation starting at 10:00AM. Interment and Graveside Service in Stanton, Nebraska. To view a live broadcast of the Memorial Service, please visit www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “Live Cast” button at the top of the home page.