JANESVILLE-- Carol J. Warnecke, age 70, of Janesville died Sunday, October 07, 2012, at Cedar Crest. She was born November 30, 1941, in Janesville, the daughter of Norman and Patricia (Heintz) Buggs. Carol graduated from Janesville High School in 1960. She married Dennis R. Warnecke on June 13, 1970, at St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, Janesville. Carol was employed at Parker Pen Co. for 22 years, retiring in 1999. She was a member of St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, where she was an active volunteer. Carol also enjoyed reading, ceramics, TV and was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis; 3 children: Laura (Duane) Cleasby of Janesville, Jeff (Rachel) Warnecke of West Bloomfield, MI and Kevin (Leslie) Warnecke of Delavan; 2 grandchildren, Drew and Emma Warnecke; a niece, Brenda (Tim) Nickel of Janesville; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents and grandson, Josh Benton.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, with Rev. Dan Decker and Rev. James Hendrickson, presiding. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church. Schneider Apfel Schneider & Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church or Agrace Hospice. For online obituary and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com