Josephine ‘Carroll’ C. Petrie
March 6, 1934 — Aug. 7, 2014
Josephine “Carroll” C. Petrie of Waukesha passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at the age of 80 years. She was born on March 6, 1934, in Mitchell, S.D., the daughter of Earl and Esther (nee Cunningham) Clukey.
She married the love of her life William Petrie on September 13, 1952. Carroll was an alumnus of Waukesha South High School. She worked as a seamstress at Ortho-Kinetics for many years.
She loved country music and took several FM 106 FanFare trips to Nashville, Tenn., and loved to participate in line dancing. She also was an avid Brewers and Packers fan. Carroll loved her cats and took care of the animals in her backyard. She had a great passion for cooking and also enjoyed gardening and crafts. Most of all, Carroll loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Carroll will be sadly missed by her daughter, Markene (Brian) Kaminski of Oak Creek; sons, Jay (Amy) Petrie of the Town of Waukesha, Scott of Waukesha and Todd of Waukesha; grandchildren, Megan (Greg), Drew (Amanda), Blaire (Nick), Crystal (Frank), Brian (Megan) and Nicole; great-grandchildren, Brooke, Dason, Nicolas and Quintin; sister, Marilyn (Tom) Ludwig; nieces and nephews; and special friends, Lois Ott and Chop Burgett. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Carroll was preceded in death by her parents and husband, William.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Seasons Hospice and AseraCare Hospice for the loving care of their mother.
The visitation for Carroll will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. memorial Mass on Monday, August 25, at St.
William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in honor of Carroll may be given to St. William Catholic Church (address above).
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit