THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Caroline Sjoholm, 81, of Wilson, Mi. passed away Sunday, June 30 at her home.
The former Caroline Fisher was born on Sept. 9, 1931 in Sanford, Mi. to the late Walter and Anna (Smadel) Fisher. On May 20, 1950 she married Leo R. Sjoholm in Waukegan, Ill.
An avid homemaker, she also worked for the State of Michigan Unemployment Agency for many years. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, playing cards and bingo, crocheting and doing puzzles. She was a 4-H leader and a member of the Homemakers Extension.
Survivors include her husband, Leo; 10 children, Robert of Charlevoix, Mi., Carol (James) Wells of Texas, Leroy (Lexi) of Powers, Mi., Norma Sjoholm of Kenosha, David of Mississippi, Donna (Glen) VandeZande of Fond du lac, Kevin of Bonduel, Irene McDonald of White Pigeon, Mi., Steven of Atlanta, Ga. and Dorothy (Mark) Debelak of Bark River, Mi.; 30 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lola Rosenquist of Menominee and Margaret (Gordon) Collins of Minneapolis, Minn.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Helen, Gertrude and Susan and two brothers, Walter, jr. and Robert.
Family and friends may call at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson, Mi. on Wednesday, July 3 after 3 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 6 p.m. Pastor David Christenson will officiate and burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Oakwood.