Carole Ann Griffiths, 74

Carole Ann (Treleven)  GriffithsCarole Ann (Treleven) Griffiths, 74, of Grafton passed away in her home on Sept. 7, 2015, following a courageous battle with ALS. She was born in Beaver Dam to Erwin and Edna (Smith) Treleven. She graduated from Beaver Dam High School and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, with a degree in mathematics and teaching. It was at Whitewater that she met her future husband, Dave.

Over the years, she taught math at Grafton High School and Milwaukee Area Technical College and shared her love of music by playing the organ and piano, singing in choir and writing music at various area churches. Her passions included travel, photography, music, sewing, gardening, baseball and family, especially her grandsons.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.

Carole is survived by her husband of 53 years, Dave; daughter, Lynn (Kyle) Anderson of Castle Pines, Colo.; son and primary caregiver, David of Grafton; grandsons, Nick and Sammy Anderson of Castle Pines, Colo.; sister, Barbara Isgren of Naperville, Ill.; brother, Robert (Mary) Treleven of Oneida; as well as many family members and close friends who will all miss her dearly.

A celebration of Carole’s life will be held on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, at Mueller Funeral Home, 979 N. Green Bay Road in Grafton.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m., with a memorial service following at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedarburg or to the ALS Association.

Many heartfelt thanks to all of Carole’s caregivers over the years, and special thanks to all of the family and friends for the visits, cards, flowers, gifts and loving support during her illness.