Caroline Kohl, 82, Waupun

July 31, 2018

Caroline A. Kohl, 82, Waupun, passed away peacefully Friday, July 27, 2018, at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living in Waupun.

Caroline was born May 20, 1936, the daughter of Alden and Vera (Salzman) Rogers in Kankakee, Illinois. She was a 1954 graduate of Beaver Dam High School. On Sept. 10, 1955, she was united in marriage to Milton F. Kohl in Beaver Dam.

Caroline enjoyed being a homemaker and raising her children. She enjoyed making crafts, painting and latch hooking rugs. She especially enjoyed her shopping trips with her children through the years. At times, she even assisted her husband Milton with window washing. Caroline enjoyed singing karaoke with her late son Alan “Willie’s Shadow.” She was a loving and thoughtful mother and grandmother who will be deeply missed.

Caroline is survived by her son, Michael, and her daughter, Patricia, both of Beaver Dam; three grandchildren, Brandon Sterr, Justin Kohl and Kevin Bruesch; daughter-in-law, Diane Kohl of Waupun; her brother, Thomas (Betsy) Rogers of Juneau; brother-in-law, Eugene “Jake” Schoeffel of Juneau; sisters-in-law, Hermine Kohl, Sharon Kohl and Carolyn Bibow, all of Beaver Dam. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Milton, in 2017; son, Alan “Willie’s Shadow” in 2018; brothers, Ronald Rogers in 2013 and David Rogers in 2004; her sister, Gloria Schoeffel in 2001; and two brothers in infancy.

A committal service for Caroline and her husband Milton will be at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery on Friday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. John Simon officiating.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at koepsellfh.com and cards for Caroline’s family may be mailed to the funeral home at N7199 N. Crystal Lake Road, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 and will be sent forward.

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