Carol Ann Waldvogel
June 8, 1946 - March 30, 2007
Carol Ann Waldvogel, 60, of Waukesha, formerly of the town of Erin, Washington County, died Friday, March 30, 2007, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She was born in Milwaukee on June 8, 1946, to Helen (nee Krell) and the late Frank Lesjak.
Carol lived with her family in the town of Erin for 28 years and moved to Waukesha in 2004. She was a member of St. Mary of the Hill for 26 years where she enjoyed singing in the choir. She was a member and past officer of the Waukesha Kiwanian Club. On Dec. 30, 1967 she married Charles J. Waldvogel at St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church in Milwaukee.
She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 39 years, Charles J. of Waukesha, and their two children, Julia Lynn (Kevin) Grove of Hammond and Michael (Melissa) Waldvogel of Sun Prairie; three special grandchildren, Megan and Kaleigh Waldvogel and Elizabeth Grove; and her mother, Helen Lesjak of Waukesha. She is further survived by her aunt, Sister Christopher Krell; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Lesjak, and all of her other aunts and uncles.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at the Basilaca of the National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians at Holy Hill, Chapel of St. Therese Level 2, 1515 Carmel Road, Hubertus, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A second visitation will take place also at the chapel on Wednesday, April 4, from 8:30 a.m. until the funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m., with the Rev. Fred Alexander presiding. Burial will take place after the funeral Mass at St. Augustan Cemetery.
If desired, memorials to St. Mary of the Hill Catholic Church, 1525 Carmel Road, Hubertus, WI 53033; The Discalced Carmelite Friars, 1525 Carmel Road, Hubertus, WI 53033; or Tyme Out Youth Ministry, W332-N6786 County Road C, Stone Bank, WI, 53058-9737.
The family would like to thank Dr. Jerry Stanley, Nurse Barb, Dr. Gary Stewart and Dr. George Geanon of Advanced Healthcare, Dr. Balaraju Gandhavdi of The Community Memorial Hospital Rehab Center, and Dr. Kevin Gee and Nurse Donna Skiba of Covenant, and many other health care professionals. A special thanks to Carol’s Guardian Angels on earth, Brother Martin Murphy, Carol Ehrsam and Erika David. A further special thanks to the emergency staff of Waukesha Memorial Hospital.
For more information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral Home at 547-4035 or visit www.randledable.com to leave the family an online tribute.