Obit: Vetterkind, Carol Lorraine (1929 - 2015)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Vetterkind, Lewin, Elwood, Larson, Gwidt, Casalez, Andruszkiewicz, Bittner

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI) 1/14/2015

Vetterkind, Carol Lorraine (2 March 1929 - 7 January 2015)

Carol L. Vetterkind, age 85, of Thorp, passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, in Marshfield. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, in Thorp. Rev. Paul Bittner officiated and burial followed in Sylvan Cemetery rural Thorp. Visitation was held at the church, on Saturday, from 12 noon until time of service.

Carol Lorraine Vetterkind was born on March 3, 1929, in the Town of Reseburg, Rural Thorp, to Elmer C. and Ada M. (Lewin) Vetterkind. She was raised on the family farm and received her education at the Goff Country School.

She enjoyed looking at her picture books, taking care of her chickens, and watching her favorite TV shows: Gunsmoke, Bonanza, and the Andy Griffith Show. She especially enjoyed going for car rides to visit relatives.
Later in life, Carol lived with her friend and caregiver, Donna Andruszkiewicz in Thorp, before entering the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen, where she resided until her death.

Carol is survived by three sisters: Jane Elwood of Chippewa Fall, Jean Larson of Eau Claire, and Lila (Wallace) Gwidt of Wausau; three brothers: Leonard (Marilyn) Vetterkind of Thorp, Glen (Diane) Vetterkind of Thorp, and Vernon (Donna) Vetterkind of Rothschild; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Eleanor Casalez; and one brother and one sister in infancy.

Online condolences may be expressed at  Thorp Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.



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