Caroline J. Tennies, 65

Caroline J. Tennies (nee Krawczyk), 65, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. 

Caroline was born on May 17, 1946 in Ironwood, Mich. to Michael and Berlla (nee Kasieta) Krawczyk. She married James Tennies on Aug. 6, 1966 at St. Michaelís Catholic Church in Ironwood, Mich. 

Caroline was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

During the summer you would expect to see her at her sonís Rock River games, and took advantage of every opportunity to attend sporting events for her children and grandchildren.

In the spring, she looked forward to planting and tending to her flower beds and never missed a chance to spend time with her friends. Caroline will be dearly missed by all those that knew and loved her. 

Caroline is survived by her husband Jim; children Tina (Michael) Watermolen, Tim (Tammy) Tennies, Terrilynn Tennies, and Kevin Tennies; and grandchildren Kyle and Dylan Bersch, Abby, Alyssa, Spencer, and Brock Tennies; and Ava Caroline Tennies. She is further survived by her sisters-in-law Carol (Daniel) Goetz, Joan Pauley, and Jean (Daniel) Frey; brothers-inlaw John (Marge) Tennies, Sr., David (Lynn) Tennies, Laurence (Kathleen) Tennies, and Mark (Joetta) Tennies; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and dear friends. Caroline is preceded in death by her parents Michael Krawczyk and Berlla Rundell, in-laws Lawrence and Anna Tennies, and nephews Robbie Goetz and Joey Tennies. 

A Mass of Christian Burial for Caroline will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 at St. Peterís Catholic Church, 200 E. Washington St. in Slinger with Fr. Richard Stoffel presiding. 

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at the church ONLY on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. Burial services will follow at New St. Peterís Catholic Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in the name of Caroline Tennies to the Slinger Park and Recreation Ė Little League Program at 300 Slinger Road, Slinger, WI 53086. 

The Phillip Funeral Home of Slinger is assisting the family; (262) 644-5296 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.