THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Adelaide H. Karbon
Issue Date: April 24, 2014
Adelaide H. Karbon, 93, of Oconto, passed away Monday, April 21 at Woodlands Nursing Home, Oconto.
Born April 9, 1921 in Oconto, to Thomas and Mayme (Chezek) LeMay, she married Joseph Sonny Karbon on Oct. 31, 1938 at St. Peters Catholic Church, Oconto and he preceded her in death on March 13, 1979. A member of Holy Trinity Parish and St. Annes Society, she enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.
She is survived by a daughter, Judith (Roger) Michalski, Peshtigo; four sons, James Karbon and Michael Karbon, both of Milwaukee, Ronald (Laurie) Karbon, Peshtigo and Robert (Bonnie) Karbon, Oconto; a son-in-law, Tom Grooms, Milwaukee; a brother-in-law, Clarence Frewerd, Oconto; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by two daughters, Barbara Grooms and Joan Marie Karbon; two infant children; a granddaughter, Jesselyn Karbon; a great-granddaughter, Tabitha Hanrahan; two sisters, Blanche Foelker and May Rose Frewerd and three brothers, Art, Tom and Mike LeMay.
The family will receive relatives and friends at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto, from 9 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 25. Rev. Joel Sember will officiate with burial in the Oconto Catholic Cemetery. Gallagher Funeral Home of Oconto is assisting the family with arrangements.