CRYSTAL LAKE – Carol Marilyn Stupar, 75, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013, at JourneyCare Hospice Center surrounded by her loving family.
Carol was born April 2, 1938, at her parents' home in Waukegan, to Oscar and Selma (nee Stevens) Bergland. Carol married George Stupar Jr. on June 15, 1957.
Carol was well-known to many people in the communities where George and she lived during the year: Crystal Lake as a home base; Tucson, Ariz., in the winter months; and the woods of northern Minnesota during the summers.
Carol was very active in the churches in all three locations and was a member of the Illinois Questors organization.
Carol liked to go to water aerobics. She enjoyed golf, fishing and crafts, in particular making hundreds of baby blankets for family and friends.
She enjoyed going to monthly lunches with a group of her grade-school friends. Her favorite pastime was spending summers in northern Minnesota.
She is survived by her husband, George of Crystal Lake; her sons, James (Kathy) Stupar of Hawthorn Woods, Jeffrey (Teresa) of West Dundee, and David (Elizabeth) of Point Pleasant, N.J.; her grandchildren, Benjamin (Anne) Stupar of Tiffin, Iowa, Robert and William Stupar of West Dundee, and Margaret and Alexander Stupar of Point Pleasant, N.J.; and her great-granddaughter, Sofie Stupar of Tiffin, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Charles and Robert.
The visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. The visitation will continue from 9:30 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m. Monday, April 29, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 76 W. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Bethany Lutheran Church or JourneyCare Hospice.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-1760.
Online condolences may be made at www.querhammerandflagg.com.