Carol A. Jarnecke, 87, of Woodstock, passed away at her home with her daughter by her side on December 12, 2020.
She was born on September 7, 1933 in Woodstock where she resided her entire life. She was the middle child of three children born to Albert and Emma Holtfreter.
She graduated from Woodstock High School in 1952. She married Norman Jarnecke on October 21, 1960. They were married for fifty years.
Carol had a variety of jobs while she was raising her family. She worked at Northwood Elementary School, Hornsby’s, Sears, K-Mart and lastly the State Bank of Woodstock until her retirement in 1995.
A life long member of Grace Lutheran Church in Woodstock, Carol taught Sunday school and served as a leader for Naomi Circle for years. In her spare time, Carol was an avid reader. She enjoyed crafts and was a master when it came to assembling a puzzle. By far, her greatest joy was her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Carol is survived by her three children, Kevin (Carrie) Jarnecke, Wayne (Beth) Jarnecke and Sandra Roberts; seven grandchildren, Jeremy (Rachel) Jarnecke, Justin (Jennifer Grob) Jarnecke, Joshua Jarnecke Brittany (Joshua) Laudick, Brigitte (Shaun) Baker, Amber and Abigail Roberts; six great-grandchildren, Emma, Madelyn, Grace, Clayton, Gabriella and Ariella as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Norman, sister Jeanette Wesemann, brother Richard Holtfreter, brother-in-law Herman Wesemann and sister-in-law Phyllis Holtfreter.
Due to Covid-19 we are unable to have services at this time. A celebration of Carol’s life will take place at a later date.
Memorials in her name can be made to JourneyCare 405 Lake Zurich Rd. Barrington, IL 60010 or Grace Lutheran Church in Woodstock.
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JourneyCare Hospice Care Center
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