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In Memory of

Carol Pease

July 9, 1937 - March 26, 2014

Obituary


Carol Pease, age 76, of Barnes, WI passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the Hayward Area Memorial Hospital.

Carol Eleanor Pease was born July 9, 1937 in Savanna, IL the daughter of Lyle and Vera (Smith) Williams. Carol was raised in Thomson, IL and graduated from high school there in 1955. She continued her education at Mount Saint Clare Junior College in Clinton, IA and received a degree in teaching. She was joined in marriage to David W. Pease on June 9, 1957 in Thomson, IL. Carol was a homemaker and worked...

Carol Pease, age 76, of Barnes, WI passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the Hayward Area Memorial Hospital.

Carol Eleanor Pease was born July 9, 1937 in Savanna, IL the daughter of Lyle and Vera (Smith) Williams. Carol was raised in Thomson, IL and graduated from high school there in 1955. She continued her education at Mount Saint Clare Junior College in Clinton, IA and received a degree in teaching. She was joined in marriage to David W. Pease on June 9, 1957 in Thomson, IL. Carol was a homemaker and worked as a substitute teacher in Toluca, IL from 1958 until 1961. Carol and her family moved to Geneseo, IL where they lived for over twenty years. Carol and David traveled to Birmingham, England where David was an exchange teacher for one year. Over the summer months Carol and David would come north to Barnes and assist Dave's mother operate Pease Resort on Upper Eau Claire Lakes. In 1988, Carol and David moved to Barnes, WI and continued to operate the family resort until 1998. Carol was a Girl Scout and Cub Scout leader for many years and also served as a troop committee member when living in Illinois. Throughout Carol's life she enjoyed doing all kinds of crafts including crocheting and making greeting cards. She was known for crocheting the broomstick lace and loved teaching it to others. Carol also enjoyed playing cards, collecting coins and stamps and her trips to Ireland.

Carol is survived by her husband of 56 years, David; three children, Paula Greenspan of Indonesia, Wayne (Rachel Upicksoun) Pease of Anchorage, AK, Sally Pease of Barnes, WI; four grandchildren, Trevor Greenspan, Eddie Pease, Joseph Pease, Wayne Pease Jr.; two step-grandchildren, Travis and Tommy Upicksoun; one sister, Beth (Gerald) Bower of Thomson, IL; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A memorial service celebrating Carol's life is being planned at the Barnes Community Church at a later date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Barnes Area Historical Association.