Carol Mortimer


Carol J. Mortimer of Fredonia died Tuesday, July 16, at Belgium Gardens, where she lived for the past few months.  She was 75.

Mrs. Mortimer was born in Chicago on Jan. 14, 1944, to Raymond and Glory Grom Brennan.  

She graduated from Carl Schurz High School before completing one year of beauty school.  

On July 20, 1968, she married Wayne Mortimer at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church in Chicago.

The couple lived in Chicago before moving to Cedarburg in 1989 and to Fredonia in 2003.

Mr. Mortimer died earlier this year.  

Mrs. Mortimer worked as a secretary in the medical assistance unit at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Ozaukee in Mequon for 23 years.

She was a member of Divine Savior Parish in Fredonia and she enjoyed crocheting and watching the “Andy Griffith Show.”

Mrs. Mortimer’s family said she was a funny, clever woman who enjoyed helping others and liked celebrating Christmas and the Fourth of July.

Mrs. Mortimer is survived by her daughter Jenesta Mortimer of Fredonia and granddaughter Olivia Herman.

She is further survived by sisters Patricia (Arthur) Jayne and Johanna (Roger) Jaeger, both of Chicago, Jenesta (Henry) Schrosch of Hoffman Estates, Ill., and Jacqueline (Keith) Clarke of Manhattan, Ill.; and brothers Raymond (Angelina) Brennan of Chicago, Joseph (Connie Sue) Brennan of Lincolnwood, Ill., and Paul Brennan of Morton Grove, Ill.

Mrs. Mortimer was preceded in death by her husband Wayne, parents and sister Linda Angle.

A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3,, at Divine Savior Parish, St. Rose Chapel, in Fredonia.  

Visitation will be at the church Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Interment will be at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove at a later date.

Memorials to the family are suggested.  

Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington, is handling the arrangements.




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