Carol Jean Dillmann, 84

Carol Jean Dillmann (nee Kleinschmidt) passed away on Jan. 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 Teachersí College, and earned her masterís degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Carol taught third grade for many years in the Mequon-Thiensville School District.

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; and six grandchildren who proudly called her Grandma, Donald Beattie, Martin, Drew, and Sydney Dillmann, Christopher and Jeffrey Dillmann.

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

A memorial celebration of Carolís life will take place on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Krause Funeral Home, 21600 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. 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 AngelsGrace Hospice, N74W35908 Servantsí Way, Oconomowoc, WI 53066.

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