Carol J. Komberec, of Waukesha, died on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Brookfield Rehab & Specialty Care at the age of 86 years.
She was born in Waukesha on Oct. 31, 1926, the daughter of Max and Esther (nee Dabel) Gunther. Carol was a respected businesswoman who worked as an executive assistant at Quarles & Brady and at the Lutheran Home. Carol was always very fashionable and enjoyed playing cards, socializing, playing the organ, singing and spending time with her beloved Shih-tzus Peppercorn and Kadie Ann. Carol was a faithful Christian and was a longtime member of Grace Ev. Lutheran Church where she sang in the church choir. She will always be remembered for being generous of her time, talents and treasures and being willing to lend a helping hand to anyone.
She is survived by her step-children: Larry (Kathleen) Komberec of Palmyra and Lynn (Vincent) Cirrilo of New Berlin, her grandchildren: Randy (Malinda Jimenez) Komberec, Brandon Komberec, Jane (Dan) Glowacki, JoAnne Cirrilo, Jim Cirrilo and Julie (Dan) Bain. She is further survived by her nieces and nephews: Sally (Dan) Majerus, Steve Gunther, Jim (Judy) Gunther, John (Janice) Gunther and Sandy (Claude) Brew along with other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Larry Komberec in 1981 and by her brothers Bill and David Gunther.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, 700 Beechwood Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186. Rev. Arthur Koepsell will preside. Burial will immediately follow at Prairie Home Cemetery. If desired, memorials are appreciated to Grace Ev. Lutheran Church (address above).
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