Carol Jean Dillmann (nee Kleinschmidt)

Carol Jean Dillmann (nee Kleinschmidt) passed away on January 31, 2014, at age 84, surrounded by her loving family.

Carol was valedictorian of her class at Bay View High School, graduated from Milwaukee State Teachers College, and earned her masterís degree from UWM. Carol taught third Preceding Carol in death was her husband, Clarence I. Dillmann Jr., after 57 years of marriage, 21 of which were spent in retirement in Arizona.

Carol leaves behind her four children: Elissa (Keith) Beattie, Todd (Mary) Dillmann, Craig (Mary) Dillmann and Carrie (Richard) Wehrle. Six grandchildren proudly called her grandma: Donald Beattie, Martin, Drew and Sydney Dillmann, and Christopher and Jeffrey Dillmann.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the Oconomowoc Regional Cancer Center and the compassionate team at Angels≠Grace Hospice.

A memorial celebration of Carolís life will take place on Saturday, March 8, at the Krause Funeral Home, 21600 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Visitation will be at 10 AM with the service to follow at noon. Interment will be at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials in Carolís name to Angels-Grace Hospice, N74-W35908 Servantsí Way, Oconomowoc, WI 53066.

Krause Funeral Home, 21600 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield, is serving the family. For more information, call 432-8300 or visit online at