Harstad, Carolyn A. 81, died on July 24, 2018 in Lakeville, MN. Carolyn was a noted garden author, and wife of the late Dr. Peter T. Harstad. Survived by five children, 10 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandson. Memorial contributions: Peter and Carolyn Harstad Scholarship Fund at Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, MN 56001. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Friday, August 10 at Heritage Lutheran Church, 13401 Johnny Cake Ridge Road in Apple Valley.