Carol Mae Books (nee Poff)
July 13, 1935 – March 3, 2013
Carol Mae Books (nee Poff) entered into eternal life at home surrounded by family Sunday, March 3, 2013, at age 77. She was the cherished wife of Maynard for 59 years; beloved mother of Deborah (Kimberly) Hess, David (Denise) Books, Katherine (Wesley Schexnayder) Books, Karen (Everett) Beebe, Peggy (Doug) Buhrow and Patrick (Kathryn) Books; and loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. She will also be missed by Misty, her loving dog. Carol was preceded in death by her parents, George and Elisabeth (nee Leipski) Poff, and a sister, Betty Ann Mueller.
Before her retirement, Carol was employed in the transportation department at Cooper Power Systems in Waukesha for 18 years.
The family would like to thank Dr. John Fish and Nancy, Drs. Johnson, Drake, Wyers, and Skulason. Special thanks to the Waukesha Memorial Oncology Department and Seasons Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are greatly appreciated.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the noon service Friday, March 8, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1052 White Rock Ave., Waukesha. Interment will be at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery.
Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com.