Saturday, December 29, 2012

Carol M. Kroes

Carol Marie Kroes, age 62, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012, at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center.  Carol was born in Racine on August 12, 1950, the first of four children of Theodore and Mary (Nee:Vaculik) Kroes.

Carol graduated from J.I. Case High School, “Class of 1968.”  She was an avid card player and reader.  She also enjoyed gardening and birds.  Above all, she was a devoted mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed.

Surviving are her children, Richard (Amy) Klinkhammer, Tracy (Eric) Kipper; grandchildren, Trenton, Tyler and Troy Kipper;  her father, Theodore Kroes; siblings, Margie (Dave) Voss, Joyce Kroes (Katherine Pentilla) Dennis (Donna) Kroes; her longtime companion, Juan Ayala; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary, this past August 1st.

Services will be held Thursday, January 3, 2013, at the funeral home.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.  A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m.  Private entombment will be held at Holy Cross Mausoleum, Hwy 32.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at Midwest Dialysis for their loving and compassionate care these past years.

803 Main St., Racine   (262) 634-7888

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