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Carol E. Hesler

Carol E. Hesler, 93, of Sheboygan, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Golden Harbor Assisted Living. 

Carol was born February 16, 1924 to Andrew and Dorothy (Barteck) Scherer. She graduated from Central High School in 1942 and enrolled in an infant nursing course at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. Just before graduating, she met Zach Hesler of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, who was working at a Chicago printing press. Exactly one year after the day they met, they were married January 20, 1945, in Sheboygan. Their first son David, was born in Chicago March 2, 1947, but shortly after that the family moved back to Sheboygan. Daughter, Linda was born June 28, 1949 and son Richard, February 5, 1952.  Carol kept busy raising the three children. She had a strong faith in Jesus and was an active lifelong member of Fountain Park United Methodist Church, teaching Sunday School, a member of the Women’s Society, and continuing to learn in Adult Sunday School classes. Carol was a charter member of the Maplette homemakers for over 60 years.  She maintained friendships with all the members as their children were growing up together and even after they were grown. Carol also worked for the Red Cross blood bank for several years.  

Carol is survived by: son Richard (Carol ) Hesler of Menomonee Falls, grandchildren: Darren (Shanna) Hesler, John (Shelley) Hesler, Rachel (Jacquinot) Robinson, Amy Hesler, Andrew Koller, Deborah (Nick) Berenz, Rebecca (Collen) Keckeisen, and 10 great grandchildren, sister-in-law Opal (Harold) Hesler. Also by many dear cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, spouse Zach, son David, and daughters, Andrea and Linda.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 12:00 NOON at Fountain Park United Methodist Church, 828 Erie Ave., Sheboygan, with Pastor Warren Waddell officiating. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Friday, February 16, 2018 from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the CHURCH.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Fountain Park United Methodist Church in Carol’s name.

Please visit our website to leave your condolences for the family www.ballhornchapels.com.

Services Rendered by: Ballhorn Funeral Chapels

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