Carol J. Guse, 82, formerly of Sheboygan Falls, passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Songbird Pond in Plymouth.
Carol was born May 8, 1939, the daughter of Oscar and Viola (nee Zimmermann) Krueger. She was a 1957 graduate of Sheboygan Falls High School. On March 8, 1958 she married William “Bill” Guse in Dubuque, Iowa. He preceded her in death in 2013. For 32 years, Carol work at Bemis, retiring in 2003.
Carol was a member and active volunteer of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sheboygan Falls, where she was involved in the Ladies Auxiliary, Alter Guild and the Quilters. She enjoyed singing, dancing, quilting, playing cards, doing puzzles, casino trips, visiting Lake Michigan, and spending time with her grandchildren. Her family remembers her and Bill attending countless school and sporting events over the years. Her laughter and welcoming nature will be missed by many.
Carol is survived by her two daughters, Lori (Larry) Rooker of Howards Grove and Sandy (Scott) Bender of Sheboygan Falls and two sons, Tom (Amy) Guse of Oak Ridge, NC and Dan “Ace” (Alice) Guse of Howards Grove. She is further survived by 11 grandchildren: Bryan (Courtney) Rooker, Heidi (James) Moisey, Rachel Rooker (fiancé Joshua Grisa), Dayton Bender (Mandy Beckner), Ashley (Zach) Rickaway, Preston (Anna) Guse, Parker Guse, Page Guse, Stephanie Guse, Sam Guse, Katie Guse (Derrick Grimm); 4 great-grandchildren: Nolan, Quinn, Julian and Brinley; sisters Shirley Scheibl of Howards Grove and Janet (Warren) Kuester of Sheboygan Falls; sisters-in-law Ann Krueger of Plymouth, Janet Weinaug of Sheboygan and Betty (Dale) Dulmes of Oostburg; brothers-in-law Butch (Barb) Guse of Sheboygan and Bob (Linda) Guse of Sheboygan Falls; special caregivers: Karen, Kayla and Katie;
She is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Bill; her infant son; sisters Audrey (William) Scroggins and Betty (Donald) Plate, brothers Vernon (Betty Jane) Krueger and Laurin Krueger.
Funeral Services to celebrate Carol’s life will be held at 5:00 PM on Monday, May 24, 2021 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sheboygan Falls with Pastor Kyle Backhaus officiating. All are welcome to view a livestream of the service wenig.live/CarolGuse . The family will receive visitors at the church on Monday from 3:00-5:00PM. Masks are required and social distancing will be observed.
Entombment will take place in Gardens of Peace Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Carol’s name for The Gathering Place.
The family would like to thank Songbird Pond Assisted Living and The Gathering Place for their compassionate and loving care and support.
Wenig Funeral Home – Sheboygan Falls (920-467-3431) is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit www.wenigfuneralhome.com for more information or to leave online condolences.
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