Carol J. Komberec
Oct. 31, 1926 – Jan. 11, 2013
Carol J. Komberec of Waukesha died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Brookfield Rehab & Specialty Care at the age of 86. She was born in Waukesha on Oct. 31, 1926, the daughter of Max and Esther (nee Dabel) Gunther.
Carol was a respected businesswoman who worked as an executive assistant at Quarles & Brady and at the Lutheran Home. Carol was always very fashionable and enjoyed playing cards, socializing, playing the organ, singing and spending time with her beloved shih-tzus, Peppercorn and Kadie Ann.
Carol was a faithful Christian and was a longtime member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, where she sang in the church choir. She will always be remembered for being generous of her time, talents and treasures, and being willing to lend a helping hand to anyone.
She is survived by her stepchildren, Larry (Kathleen) Komberec of Palmyra and Lynn (Vincent) Cirrilo of New Berlin, and her grandchildren, Randy (Malinda Jimenez) Komberec, Brandon Komberec, Jane (Dan) Glowacki, JoAnne Cirrilo, Jim Cirrilo and Julie (Dan) Bain. She is further survived by her nieces and nephews, Sally (Dan) Majerus, Steve Gunther, Jim (Judy) Gunther, John (Janice) Gunther and Sandy (Claude) Brew, along with other relatives and many dear friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Komberec, in 1981; and by her brothers, Bill and David Gunther.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 700 Beechwood Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186.
The Rev. Arthur Koepsell will preside. Burial will immediately follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.
If desired, memorials are appreciated to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (address above).
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for an online obituary, directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.