Carole F. Whitfield

Carole F. Whitfield, nee Collins, 86, of Fredonia (town of Farmington) died Friday, Nov. 4, 2005 at Belgium Gardens Assisted Living in Belgium.

She was born Oct. 20, 1919 in Milwaukee to Kendall F. and Otteley (Aschenbrenner) Collins, and on April 25, 1942 she married Arthur Whitfield of Des Moines, Iowa in Milwaukee.

For many years she resided in Fox Point, raising her family and working at the Fox Point Pharmacy and Fitzgerald’s.

Her husband was a radio and television announcer for WTMJ. Upon his retirement in the early 1980s, they moved to the town of Farmington.

He preceded her in death on Jan. 27, 2004

Survivors include her sons, Collins Parkin (Kathleen) Whitfield of Oak Brook, Ill. and Nicolas Faxon Whitfield of Woodruff; four grandchildren, Britt Callaghan Whitfield, Collins Parkin Whitfield Jr., David Faxon Whitfield and Hannah Faxon Whitfield, other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held on the family farm on June 3, 2006.

Interment will be in the Whitfield family cemetery in the town of Farmington.

Memorials to the charity of the donor’s choice are appreciated.

The Poole Funeral Home, Port Washington is assisting the family.

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