Carol Vander Velden, age 74, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, September 23, 2010, surrounded by her loving family. Carol was born in Kaukauna on January 12, 1936, daughter of the late Robert and Dorothy (Fink) Nushart. On June 2, 1955, Carol marrried Joseph Van Eyck. Later, on October 6, 1972, Carol married Greg Vander Velden. Greg preceded her in death in 2004. In her younger years, Carol worked at Badger Northland in Kaukauna, a job she really loved. Later she worked as a switchboard operator and receptionist at St. Mary and St. Vincent Hospitals in Green Bay. Carol enjoyed spending time outdoors camping and hunting with Greg, but most of all she will be remembered as an avid Badger and Packer fan. She also treasured time spent with her family: Rob (Patti) Van Eyck, Kathy Van Eyck, and Joe (Lori) Van Eyck, all of Green Bay; her step-children: Cindy (Russ) Forseth of South Carolina and Pam (Joe) Sturm of Appleton; her grandchildren: Tiffani Van Eyck Burkard, Marissa Van Eyck, and Makenna Van Eyck; step-grandchildren: Jennifer, Sarah, Violette, Emily, Elissa, Travis, and Troy; three great-grandchildren: Katy, Bradley, and Aiden; eight step-great-grandchildren; a brother: Cliff (Suzie) Nushart of Greenleaf; and a sister-in-law: Mary Lou Nushart of Alaska. Carol was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Greg Vander Velden, her former husband Joe Van Eyck, a brother Ken Nushart, and a nephew Kip Nushart.
The funeral liturgy for Carol will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at ST. KATHARINE DREXEL PARISH (St. Mary's Church) 119 W. 7th Street in Kaukauna with Fr. Jerry Pastors officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call directly at the church on Tuesday morning from 9:00 AM until the time of the service.
Fargo Funeral Home
400 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Kaukauna, WI 54130
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