CAROL A. WILKE, age 73 of Jefferson passed away at Alden Estates in Jefferson.
She was born on May 16, 1940 on the Hyer Farm in the Town of Aztalan, daughter of the late Alvin “Doc” and Caroline (Wollin) Eilenfeldt. She married Lynn Wilke on November 7, 1959 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lake Mills.
Carol worked at the Wayside Inn and Fair View Inn for many years, and American Invotech in Jefferson, and Dave’s Piggly Wiggly retiring in 2002. She also provided Child Care for many years and was the Den Leader for Cub Scout Pack 147 Den 6 for 18 years. Member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Jefferson.
She will be deeply missed by her husband Lynn Wilke of Jefferson, Daughters; Peggy (Ricky) Elam of Lexington KY, Pamela (Gary) Manogue of Portage MI. Sons; Patrick Wilke of Madison, Perry (Andrea) Wilke of Lebanon Tennessee. 7 grandchildren; Candice (Brad) Dean, Holly Wood, Alicia Alvarado, Billy Manogue, Nicole Flatt, Jimmy Flatt, Shane Flatt. 3 great grandchildren. Sisters; Lucille Rumary of Fort Atkinson, Gloria Radloff of Lake Mills, Beatrice (Raymond) Nelson of Fort Atkinson, Brothers; Kenneth(Karen)Eilenfeldt of Columbus, Lynn Eilenfeldt of Texas, Sister-in-law; Carol J. Wilke of Lake Mills. She is preceded in death by an infant daughter, Mother and Father-in-law; Louis & Lucille Wilke, Brother-in-laws; James Rumary, Robert Radloff, Lee Wilke, Louis “Bud” Wilke.
Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday April 23, 2014 at Schneider-Michaelis Funeral home in Jefferson, and again on Thursday morning at the funeral home from 10:00 am. until the time of services.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday April 24, 2014 At Schneider-Michaelis Funeral home with the Rev. Jeanette Thorp officiating, burial will follow in the Rock Lake Cemetery in Lake Mills.
Visit www.schneidermichaelisfuneralhome.com to leave a condolence or light a candle in her memory.