Kwaterski, Carol Jean
Carol Jean Kwaterski, 86, Hobart, died peacefully Monday, April 7, 2014, surrounded by the love of her family. She was born August 3, 1927, in Green Bay to Emil and Mildred (Bader) Priewe.
Carol graduated from Green Bay East High School. On October 8, 1949, she married Isidore Kwaterski at St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church in Green Bay. Carol has been a full-time mother and homemaker as she guided the children through their education. The family's presence was known at many schools including: St. Mary of the Angels, St. John the Baptist, Premontre High School, St. Joseph Academy, Sacred Heart Center and Notre Dame Academy.
Carol led an active life in many charitable organizations which included: six years with St. Mary's Hospital on the Advisory Board and was a founding member of Friends of St. Mary's Board of Directors; an interviewer and volunteer for Lake Michigan Commission of Aging; and original worker of Paul's Pantry. Carol was also a member of the Catholic Women's Club, serving as Secretary/Treasurer for four years. She also was on the committee for the Young Artists Workshop at St. Norbert College.
During their lifetime, Carol and Isidore supported many charitable organizations for the betterment of Green Bay and surrounding communities through the Isidore and Carol Kwaterski Family Foundation.
Carol is survived by her children and their spouses, Steven and Mary Ann Kwaterski, Thomas and Linda Kwaterski, Susan and John Bellin, Mark and Debra Kwaterski, Keith and Rosemary Kwaterski, Kathleen and Anthony Brice, Michael and Penny Kwaterski; her grandchildren, Binky, Gary Jr., Heidi, William, Christopher, Eric, Chad, Amy, Jennifer, Sarah, Jason, Emily, Melissa, Lauren, Kenneth, Thomas, Tonya, Teah, Samantha, Andrew, Stuart; many great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy Fedynich, Joyce Kline; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; Dr. Mitchell and Carol Kwaterski, Genevieve Hoepfner, Helen Pierquet, Kitty Hujet, Sr. Louise Kwaterski, Nancy Kwaterski, and Herman Van Beckum.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Isidore; and an infant son, Kenneth.
Friends may call at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2597 Glendale Ave. (one quarter mile east of the corner of Cardinal Ln. and Glendale Ave.), from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Friends may also call from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am. Saturday at the church with Rev. John Bergstadt officiating. Entombment will take place at 9 a.m. Monday at the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Blaney Funeral Home is assisting the family. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.
A memorial fund has been established to benefit Friends of St. Mary's Hospital and St. John the Baptist Parish in Howard.
The Kwaterski family would like to extend a sincere thank you to Dr. Bollom, Dr. Walbrun, Ashley Wolfgram, N.P., and the entire staff of Woodside Lutheran Home for the care and respect shown to our mother.
Blaney Funeral Home
1521 Shawano Ave. Green Bay, WI 54303
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Apr. 8 to Apr. 9, 2014