Carol A. Stiemke


ARLINGTON  /  POYNETTE –  Carol A. Stiemke, age 98, of Arlington, passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 201l at Our House in Portage.

Carol was born on December 8, 1912 in Portage, the daughter of Ernest and Lilly (Bauman) Gage.  She was married to Harold Stiemke.  Carol worked at Del Monte seasonally for several years, and was an accomplished seamstress.  She loved to play the organ.  Carol frequently said “I’m a tough old lady”.

She is survived by three daughters, Roberta Barger, Arlington, Diane (Ronald) Peterson, Vancouver, WA, and Marilyn (Gary) Hess, Madison;  her sister, Phyllis Stiemke, Verona;  six grandchildren;  eleven great-grandchildren;  other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Harold, a daughter, Carolyn Sheren, and a sister, Edith Hohlstein.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Poynette.  Inurnment will take place at a later date in Greenwood Cemetery, North Leeds.



For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)