Carol Jane Kison, 74
April 11, 1942 May 16, 2016

Carol Jane Kison, 74 Carol Jane Kison (nee Schmidt), of Scottsdale Ariz., was called home on Monday, May 16, 2016, from Hospice of the Valley Center in Phoenix, Ariz. She was 74 years old.

Carol was born April 11, 1942, in Milwaukee. Carol moved to Scottsdale 16 years ago from Richfield. She was married and raised two children. Carol received her LPN degree in 1976 and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing in 1979. Carol then pursued and received three masters degrees, followed by her doctorate in nursing from Walden University in 1993.

Carol not only worked as a nurse, but taught nursing over the years in both Milwaukee and Phoenix. She very much enjoyed working with patients, co-workers and students. Carol is survived by her husband of 52 years, Alan Kison; her two children, Elizabeth Kim (Mike) Prevetti (nee Kison) and Dan (Deena) Kison; her sister, LuAnn (Steve) Lehmann (nee Schmidt); sister- in-law, Lois Kaiser (nee Kison); five granddaughters, (Angie, Abby, Samantha, Sabrina and Savannah); nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, John and Helen Schmidt; her brother, Johnny Schmidt; and brother-in-law, Ron Kaiser.

Interment will be at Immanuel Cemetery in Cedarburg at a future date.