Carlson Funeral Service
Carol Ann Mericle
November 06, 1941 - May 31, 2010
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Carol Ann Mericle, age 68 of Rhinelander, died Monday, May 31, 2010, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. She was born on November 6, 1941, in Rhinelander to Willis and Gladys (Shedore) Tanner. Carol attended Rhinelander High School and later was employed at Petersen Health Care and as a private caregiver for many Rhinelander residents. She married Tom Walters in 1959 and following his death, she married Bob Mericle. Carol loved to write poetry, knit, make quilts, and travel. Most of all, she loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren. Carol is survived by her husband, Bob Mericle of Rhinelander; her four children, Lori (Jay) Boxrucker of Rhinelander, Debra (Gary) Turenske of Appleton, Thomas (Tina) Walters of Rhinelander, and William (SaraLee) Walters of Parrish; three step-children, Linda (Randy) Konfrst of Omaha, NE, Barbara Mericle of Omaha, NE, and Rick (Erin) Mericle of West Virginia; grandchildren, Becky, David, Dani, Miah, Carley, Brady, Robbie, Jessica, Simone, Blane, Amy, Emil, Liam, and Kellen; three great grandchildren, Autumnn, AJ, and Acer; two sisters, Linda Ring and Sandy Tanner both of Rhinelander; two brothers, Jim (Judy) Tanner and Gary (Chris) Thorstenson both of Rhinelander; and her special friend, Barb. She was preceded in death by her parents, her step-father, LeRoy Thorstenson; her first husband, Tom Walters; brother, Larry Tanner; granddaughter, Hailee Walters; and her mother-in-law, Tillie Mericle. Per Carol's request, private family services will be held. Carlson Funeral Home (369-1414 / www.carlsonfh.com) is assisting Carol's family with arrangements.

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