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Carole Jean Williams

May 10, 1945 — January 25, 2013

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Carole Jean Williams, age 67 of Pelkie, MI passed away on Friday, January 25, 2013 after a short illness at Marquette General Hospital.

She was born May 10, 1945 in Cass City, MI, daughter to Harold and Wanda (Karr) Huffman. Carole graduated from North Branch High School in 1963 then attended Central Michigan University. She married Arthur Vasold in 1966 and taught school in North Branch and Perkins, MI. Carole raised her children and later married Mike Williams on September 13, 1991 and they resided in Laurium until 1994 when they moved to Prickett Dam (Pelkie).

She was active in the Calumet Ladies Elks, Michigan Republican Party, and active in many sportsman causes. Carole enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. C.J. was an avid writer for such publications as Women Hunters, News With Views, Ontongon Voice, Yooper Spectator as well as many others.

Surviving are her husband Mike Williams of Pelkie; son Mike Vasold (Ava Yang) of Luxemburg, WI, daughters Julie Vasold of Kiel, WI, Candy (Dan) Zerbst of Negaunee, MI; Mike's children, Bobby (Angie) Williams of Mohawk, MI and Penny (Al) Marchionda of Memphis, TN; two sisters, Phyllis (Leonard) Ford of Caro, MI, Gayle Haas of Davenport, FL, many grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, January 29th at 12:00 p.m. at the Jacobson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Rev. Judy Mattson will officiate. A luncheon and fellowship will follow the service in the Sharing Room at the Jacobson Funeral Home.

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