HUNTLEY – Carole E. Goeske, 85, of Sun City, Huntley, and formerly of Arlington Heights, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013, at Sherman Hospital, Elgin.
She was born Nov. 8, 1927, in Highland Park, the daughter of Herbert and Mabel Reinshagen. On Sept. 7, 1985, in Arlington Heights, she married Robert P. Goeske.
Carole was a registered nurse at several hospitals during her career and retired from Holy Family Medical Center, Des Plaines, after 25 years of service.
Carole is survived by her children, Duane (Ginger) Goeske of Hayward, Wis., Craig (the late (Cynthia) Pinnow of Coppell, Texas, Cyndi (the late Joe) Pecora of Dublin, Ohio, Karen (Ray) Jackson of Carpentersville, Rob (Tara) Goeske of Nine Mile Falls, Wash., Rick (April) Goeske of Lodi, Wis., Mark (Sehba) Pinnow of Willowbrook and Tracy (Randy) Tiedel of Algonquin; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four nieces; and two nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert, on Feb. 13, 2005; brother, Alan Reinshagen; and sister, Lois Patten.
The visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, at James A. O'Connor Funeral Home, 1603 E. Main St., Huntley, and from 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at Zion Lutheran Church, 412 Jackson St., Marengo, until the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at Memory Gardens, Arlington Heights.
Memorials may be made in her name to The Anti-Cruelty Society, 157 West Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60654. For information, call the funeral home at 847-669-5111.