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Caroline M. Torke

May 24, 1939 September 18, 2018
Caroline M. Torke
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Obituary for Caroline M. Torke

Caroline M. “Carol” Torke, age 79, formerly of Adell, passed away Tuesday evening (September 18, 2018) at Cedar Grove Gardens where she had been a resident for the past 6 years.

She was born on May 24, 1939 in Sheboygan, WI, a daughter of the late Winfred and Hazel (Dekker) Graaskamp.

She graduated from Cedar Grove High School in 1957 and attended medical school in the City of Milwaukee.

On June 27, 1959, she married David Torke in Cedar Grove. The couple resided in Cedar Grove following their marriage and moved to Adell in 1965.

She was employed at Citizens Bank in Cedar Grove for a few years and then was the Elementary and Middle School Librarian for Random Lake School District for 33 years before retiring in 2003.

Her husband preceded her in death on May 31, 2012.

Caroline was a faithful member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Adell.

She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, camping and doing word searches.

Survivors include her daughter: Sherri (Dan) Uelmen of Random Lake; Two grandchildren: Dan Uelmen of Random Lake and Samantha Uelmen of Springfield, MA; Great-grandson: Carson Uelmen of Random Lake; Sister: Judy Huenink of Sheboygan Falls; and Sister-in-law: Maria Greger of Sheboygan.

She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband: David; Mother and father-in-law: Walter and Mildred Torke; Sister: Maryan (Bob) Greger; and Two brothers-in-law: Jim Huenink and Raymond Torke.

Following Caroline’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held on Saturday (Sept. 29) at 12:00 Noon at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Adell. Rev. Christopher Seifferlein, Pastor of the church will officiate. Inurnment will be held in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the CHURCH on Saturday (Sept. 29) from 10:00 A.M. until time of services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Caroline’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit www.suchonfh.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

29

Sep

10:00 AM 9/29/2018 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 9/29/2018 12:00:00 PM
Emmanuel Lutheran Church

326 Center Ave.
Adell, WI 53001

Emmanuel Lutheran Church
326 Center Ave. Adell 53001 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

29

Sep

12:00 PM 9/29/2018 12:00:00 PM
Emmanuel Lutheran Church

326 Center Ave.
Adell, WI 53001

Emmanuel Lutheran Church
326 Center Ave. Adell 53001 WI
United States
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