Carol J. Rex, age 76, of Horicon, died on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at UW Hospital in Madison.
The memorial gathering will be at Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Horicon on Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM. The memorial service will follow at the church on Saturday at 1:00 PM with Pastor Tim Worgan and Pastor Ray Field officiating. Private family inurnment will take place at Oakhill Cemetery in Horicon at a later date.
The former Carol Joann Radke was born on November 3, 1934 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin to Harold an Adeline (Borchardt) Radke. On September 8, 1957 she was united in marriage with Claude H. Rex in Oconomowoc. They made their home in rural Horicon on a dairy farm. Carol was the bookkeeper for Rex-Aire Farms, among her many other duties of a farmer and loving mother. She was a devoted and active member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Horicon where she was on the Board of Trustees and other organizations. Carol was also on the Dairy Promotion Committee and she worked on the Hubbard Township Election board.
Carol will be missed by her loving husband, Claude Rex of Horicon, children, Cynthia (William) Peterson of Sussex, Curtis (Kay) Rex and Craig (Diann) Rex, both of Horicon, grandchildren, Chloe and Carly, Thomas, Theresa, Andrew, Robert, Maria, and Matthew, and Melody, Allison and Hamilton, brother and sisters, David (Karen) Radke, Lois (Walter) Parker, Sandra Braunschweig, Nancy (Spencer) Lueck, and Phyllis (David) Kottke, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, infant grandson, Alexander, brother, Richard, and infant sister, Christine.
The family suggests that memorials be made in Carol J. Rex”s name to Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 222 S. Cedar St., Horicon, WI 53032.
The Murray Funeral Home, 716 Clinton Street in Horicon is caring for the family. To leave online condolences or for directions and other information, please view our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Saturday, April 16th, 2011, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Saturday, April 16th, 2011, 1:00pm
Oak Hill Cemetery-Horicon