Obit: Floyd, Carol J. (1948 - 2013)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bauer, Floyd, Giese, Graumann, Laak, Porath, Steckling, Sukow, Teeples, Westberg

----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 1/31/2013

Floyd, Carol J. (Steckling) (12 JAN 1948 - 26 JAN 2013)

Carol J. Floyd, age 65, of 987 N. Front Street, Rib Lake, a former Ogema area resident, died on
Saturday, January 26 at the Memorial Health Center E.R. Medford, where she was taken earlier by ambulance.

A Celebration of Carol’s Life will be held at 5:00 P.M. Thursday, January 31 at the Ice Age Pavilion in Rib Lake, with Rev. Dr. Bob Giese officiating.

Cremainal Interment will take place at a later date in Lakeview Cemetery, Rib Lake. Urnbearer will be Zander Floyd.

Visitation will be at 2:00 P.M. until the time of services at 5:00 P.M. Thursday, January 31 at the Ice Age Pavilion, Rib Lake.

Carol was born on January 12, 1948 in Merrill, to Albert E.P. and Lavila E. (Porath) Steckling.

She was a 1966 Graduate of Wausau High School. On November 2, 1968 she married Kenneth A. Floyd, at the Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in the Town of Maine. He preceded her in death on August 12, 2011.

After school Carol worked at Tiny Tot in Merrill where she assembled baby cribs and met her husband. After her marriage she worked as a nurse’s aide at the Golden Living Center, Rib Lake for 15 years. Ken and Carol purchased and operated multiple taverns in Taylor County, where she was currently bartending at the Bird’s Nest in Rib Lake at the time of her death. She enjoyed babysitting, playing cards, gambling, feeding and watching the birds. Carol loved to socialize.

She is survived by her children, Michael (Laurie) Floyd of Ogema, Terry (Wendy) Floyd of Menomonee, Renea (Derrick) Sukow of Merrill, Theresa (Jon) Westberg of Prentice and Brian (Kristy) Floyd of Medford, Son-In-Law: Gene Graumann of Medford; 18 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; siblings Lorraine Steckling of Merrill, Joyce Teeples of Merrill, Julaine (Bob) Laak of Merrill and Audrey Steckling, brothers-in-law: Robert Bauer of Merrill and Gary Floyd of Arizona.

Carol is predeceased by her parents, Albert E.P. and Lavila E. (Porath) Steckling; daughter: Tammy Graumann in 2007; siblings Dale Steckling and Beverly Bauer.

Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements.

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