Carol Rose Gelbeck, 66

Carol Rose Gelbeck, 66, of Glenbeulah passed away Wednesday morning, May 24, 2017, at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice Center. Carol was born on April 16, 1951, in La Crosse, a daughter to the late Arthur and Rozella (Brueggeman) Gelbeck. She grew up in the area and graduated from Westby High School. Following high school she took various college level courses. She was employed by the Matenaur Company in West Bend. Carol was very fond of and especially enjoyed living in Glenbeulah. She had a love for animals which extended to her cat, Spike and her dog, Missy.

Carol is survived by her sister, Barbara Gelbeck of Vadnais Heights, Minnesota; her brothers, Donald Gelbeck of Onalaska and James Gelbeck of La Crosse; and her nephew, Dean Gelbeck of French Island. She was preceded in death by her parents and a nephew, Timothy Gelbeck.

Cremation has taken place and the family will hold a memorial service at a later date.

Carolís family would like to thank the entire staff of Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for the care and compassion they gave and to her many loyal and caring friends. Their kindness will be remembered.

Wittkopp Funeral and Cremation Services of Plymouth is serving the family. Online condolences may be expressed at