Obituaries

In Memory Of

Carol A. Govek
September 14, 1954 - February 24, 2017

Visitation:
Saturday, March 4th, 2017 - 9:00AM to 11:00AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
W8170 Main Street
Willard, WI  54493

Services:
Saturday, March 4th, 2017 - 11:00AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
W8170 Main Street
Willard, WI  54493

Full Obituary

     CAROL A. GOVEK, age 62, of Lakeville, IN, formerly of Willard, WI, passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Grand Emerald Assisted Living Facility, in South Bend, IN.  A Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet will take place at 4:15pm Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Lakeville, IN with a Funeral Mass to begin at 5:00pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard, WI, on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11:00am.  Visitation will start at 9:00am at the church with a Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet beginning at 10:15am.
     Carol was born September 14, 1954 in Neillsville, WI, to the late Frank and Margaret (Johnson) Govek.  Carol grew up in Willard, WI on her parent’s dairy farm where she developed a love for animals and the outdoors.  Carol graduated from Greenwood High School in Greenwood, WI, in 1972, where she was the 1st female FFA member and a member of the National Honor Society.  Throughout her youth she was a member of Willard 4-H.  She enjoyed singing in choir, playing volleyball and softball throughout high school and college at UW-Eau Claire.  She also obtained a master’s degree at Franciscan University in Steubenville, OH.  She honorably served in the Peace Corps in Ecuador.  She retired from South Bend Community School Corporation on May 16, 2016, where she taught elementary school.  In her youth, Carol was a parishioner of Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard, WI.  As an adult she was a parishioner of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Lakeville, IN, and a member of the People of Praise.
     Survivors of Carol include her brothers and sister: John Govek of Wausau, WI, Mary Ruth (David) Weytens of Pensacola, FL, and William J. Govek of Willard, WI; 11 nieces and nephews; 16 great nieces and nephews; and many cousins and friends.
     Carol was also preceded in death by one brother, Frank Govek; and a sister-in-law, Jane Govek.
     St. Joseph Funeral Home, of South Bend, IN and Cuddie Funeral Home, of Greenwood, WI are assisting the family with arrangements.