Carol Jean Belland (nee Stencil)

Carol Jean Belland (nee Stencil) went home Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, at the age of 67.

She was the devoted and loving mother of Regina Schoolcraft (Mike Wiza), Mariann Verburgt, Marilyn Belland (Tim Hinges), Rob Belland and Andrea Belland; beloved grandma of Elizabeth (Joel) Henry, James Benjamin Schoolcraft, Nicholas Verburgt and Tanner Belland; sister of Raymond (Marie) Stencil, Richard Stencil, Laverne (Milton) Mancosky, Carlton (Ethel) Stencil and Mary Jane Walton; sister-in-law and best friend to Joyce Stencil; and sister-in-law of Reneta Stencil. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew P. and Regina Stencil; siblings, Howard, James, Leroy and Delores; sister-in-law, Phyllis Stencil; and brother-in-law, George Mancosky.

Carol was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. She was a devoted and loyal employee of Seaquest Closures for 21 years.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at St. James Catholic Church, 830 Highway NN East, Mukwonago. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at noon. Interment will be in Oak Knoll Cemetery, Mukwonago.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.