Carol J. Fairbanks, age 67, passed away Saturday at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Wauwatosa, WI. Carol was born in Milwaukee, September 3, 1949, daughter of Robert and Gladys (Nee: Zehner) Hruzek.
Survivors include her significant other, John Sautier of Racine; children, Jim Fairbanks of Atlanta, GA, Tim (Tracy) Fairbanks of St. Louis, MO, Sandy Nelsen of Charleston, SC, Pam Fairbanks (Bob Pomeday) of Racine; her mother, Gladys Siefert of Racine; her grandchildren, Ryan and Jacob Fairbanks, Josh, Heather, and Allie Fairbanks, Christian and Shelby Therkelsen, Abby Nelsen; her great-grandchildren, Hope, Jasper, Connor, Caleb; sister and brothers, Susie McGregor, Mike (Ellen) Hruzek, Joe (Diane)Hruzek, Patti (Greg) White, Annie (Dennis) Weber; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Hruzek and brother, Robert Hruzek.
Funeral services will be held Friday 6 p.m. at Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home, 803 Main Street. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Interment will be held Saturday at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, 3800 East College Avenue, Cudahy, 11 a.m. Memorials to the National Kidney Foundation have been suggested.