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Carole M. Beninghaus Fritz

Carole M. Beninghaus Fritz, 80, of Sheboygan, passed away Sunday afternoon, October 7, 2018 at St. Nicholas Hospital.

Born February 25, 1938 in Sheboygan, Carole was a daughter of the late Jack and Marie Manderle Rapin. She attended Sheboygan area schools and graduated from Central High School. She was united in marriage to Robert H. Beninghaus. Robert preceded her in death on November 28, 1980. On June 24, 1984, she married David C. Fritz in Sheboygan. He preceded her in death on October 11, 1992.

Carole worked for many years at Wigwam Mills before her retirement. She previously worked as a framer at Decorative Arts and at Lifestyles Tanning and Toning. She also worked for the Wendy and Peter Bemis Family. She was a lifelong member of Holy Name Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and being outside in the sunshine. Her greatest joy was spoiling her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, James Beninghaus, CA, Robert Beninghaus, Sheboygan, Thomas (Jena) Beninghaus, Sheboygan, Kurt (Diane) Fritz, Plymouth, and Brenda (Tim McMullen) Handel, Plymouth; eight grandchildren, Andrea and Aaron Beninghaus, CA, Taylor and Trenton Beninghaus, Sheboygan, Jett Beninghaus, Sheboygan, Derek and Sydney Handel, Plymouth, and Matt (Amanda) Fritz, West Bend; her two sisters, Patty (Billy) Knaus and Darlene Rapin, both of Sheboygan; her brother-in-law, James (Nancy) Fritz, Howards Grove; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Besides her parents and her husbands, Robert and David, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Michelle Beninghaus, and her brothers and sister, Orville, Arthur, Delores "Tudy" and Elmer "Chubby".

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 818 Huron Avenue. Family and friends are welcome at the church on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. Interment will take place in Calvary Cemetery.

A memorial fund has been established in her name.

The family would like to thank the 5th Floor ICU at St. Nicholas Hospital and the Hospice nurses and staff for all of their loving care, compassion and support.

The Olson Funeral Home & Cremation  Service has been entrusted with Carole's arrangements.

Services Rendered by: Olson Funeral Home and Cremation Services

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