Carol M. Fass

Carol M Fass

MADISON – Carol M. Fass, age 75, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital on Friday, July 30, 2021.

Carol was born on December 14, 1945 to Arthur and Martha (Jeffcott) Petterson in Madison, WI. She grew up on Madison’s east side and graduated from Madison Central High School in 1964. Carol married her high school sweetheart, Michael Fass, on October 2, 1965. She retired from M.A.T.C. after many years in student services. Once a month Carol would have lunch with her high school girlfriends. Carol was an antique enthusiast, especially collecting pottery and quilts. Her biggest joy was her granddaughters.

Carol is survived by her husband of 55 years, Mike; her son, Peter (Charlotte); granddaughters, Amelia and Elizabeth “Lizzi”; brother, Charles (Jan) Petterson; sister, Susan (John) Rottier; sisters-in-law, Muriel Krone and Maggie Gaffney; brothers-in-law, John (Gail) and Fred (Marie). She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Miller; and brother-in-law, Paul.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 6pm on Friday, August 6, 2021 at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 5701 Odana Road, Madison. A visitation will be held from 4PM until time of service on Friday at the funeral home.

A special thanks to Dr. Laura Dent, Dr. Randy Heidel and the staff at SSM Health for their care and support over the years.

To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services

5701 Odana Road