Mrs. Carol A. Lemke, 79 of Ubly, passed away Monday morning, December 27, 2021 at her son’s house while under hospice care.
Carol was born on July 26, 1942 in Tyre, MI to the late Archie and Blanche (Maurer) Rumptz. She married Eugene Lemke on February 24, 1962 at St. John Catholic Church in Ubly. He preceded her in death on March 31, 2003.
She attended a country school and was an eighth grade graduate of St. John Catholic School. Carol then went on to graduate from Ubly High School. She then became employed at Huron Memorial Hospital and was a faithful, dedicated employee for over 38 years. She enjoyed reading and cruising the casinos with her friends. Carol always looked forward to traveling with her family throughout Canada and the United States. Carol cherished time spent with her grandchildren and made sure to attend as many of their sporting events as possible. If you knew Carol, you knew her laugh was infectious, her personality was one of a kind and she will be truly missed by those that knew and loved her.
Carol is survived by her four sons, Alger (Kimberly) Lemke, Gregory, Jeff (Lisa), Paul (MariAnn), all of Ubly; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; one brother, Gary (Kathy) Rumptz of Ubly; one brother-in-law, Albert Sr. (Doris) Lemke.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Irvin and Irene Lemke; one great grandson, Oliver Thomas Deacons.
The Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 am Thursday, December 30 at St. John Catholic Church, Good Shepherd Parish in Ubly. Rev. Nate Harburg, pastor, will officiate. Carol’s final resting place will be in the St. John Catholic Cemetery next to her beloved husband, Eugene.
Visitation will be at the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly on Wednesday from 3:00-9:00 pm and on Thursday at St. John Church only from 10:00-10:45 am. There will be a parish vigil service Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
Please consider a memorial in Carol’s name to Mission of Hope Cancer Fund or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Any donations to her family should be made out care of her son, Jeff.
Due to current Covid pandemic statue, mask are suggested, but not required at this time.