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Carol Jane Lamke

January 1, 1951 — August 21, 2020

Carol J. Lamke, 69, of Ubly, passed away Friday, August 21st, 2020 at her home.


Carol was born January 1, 1951 to the late Stanley and Francis (Osantowski) Rutkowski. She married Kenneth Lamke on July 29th, 1978 at St. John’s Parish in Ubly. He preceded her in death on May 9th, 1997.


She was a 1968 graduate of Ubly High School. After graduating, Carol worked as a receptionist in Detroit and at Sheldon Medical Supply. She retired after many years of faithful work in 2017. Carol was a member of Good Shepherd Parish, St. John Church in Ubly. She loved cutting her grass with her lawn mower. Above all else, Carol loved her family and spending time with her grandkids.


Carol is survived by her children, Joe Lamke and Lisa (Shane) Walsh, both of Ubly; grandchildren, Wyatt and Josie Walsh; six sisters; Shirley Piontkowski of Ubly; Marlene Bukowski of Metamora, MI, Reta (Larry) Wehner of Harbor Beach, MI, Ilene (Tom) Topolinski of Caledonia, MI, Betty (Gerald) Eckenswiller of Troy, MI, Kay (Bill) VanErp of Canton, MI, and Darlene Rutkowski of The Villages, FL.; one brother, Rich (Pat) Rutkowski of Vassar, MI; two sisters-in-law; Diane McLean of South Carolina and Judy Lamke of Florida; brother-in-law, Dennis Lamke of Parisville, MI.


She was preceded in death by mother and father in law, Elmer and Harriet Lamke; one  sister, Virginia Rutkowski; brother, Marion Rutkowski; two brothers-in-law, Ron Bukowski and Hank Piontkowski.


Special thanks to A and D Home Healthcare and Hospice, especially Janice, Heather, and John P. as well as all the DaVita staff for their amazing care in Carol’s last moments.


The service and burial for Carol will be private.


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