Carole Fish

Carole Joan Fish, 75, of Waukon passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Northgate Care Center in Waukon. In keeping with Carole's wishes, there will be no funeral services. The family will have graveside services with burial of ashes at a later date at Mt Olivet Cemetery.

Carole was born in Waukon May 21, 1942, the daughter of Harold (Sonny) and Jeanette (Moen) Deeney. She attended St. Patrick Catholic and Waukon schools and married Leroy "Ole" Fish at St. Patrick Church April 11, 1964.

Carole's primary focus was being a housewife and a mother to her four children. She babysat for numerous families over the years in her home. She enjoyed baking, canning, crafting, sewing and finding treasures at garage sales. She was also an avid reader and enjoyed listening to music, with Conway Twitty being one of her favorites. She loved catering to the children she babysat for as well as her grandchildren over the years.

She is survived by her children: Tim (Elizabeth) of Waukon, Tom (Dawn) of Red Wing, MN, Tami O'Connell of Waukon and Tatum (Brian Jones) of Mount Vernon. She is also survived by her seven grandchildren: Tiffany (Dwight Helmuth), Michael J., Michael T., Masen, Nikki (Dillon Dietrich), Kari (Ethan Harrington) and Breanna; seven great-grandchildren: Sienna, Evelyn and Gaige Helmuth, Holly and Lane Harrington, Bentley Richardson and Dayton Dietrich; and two siblings, Richard (Jan) Deeney of Marion and Tom (Diana) Deeney of Waukon; and a sister-in-law, Joyce Fish of Waukon.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her sister, Deborah Evans; and four brothers-in-law: Virgil, Harold, Ronald and Delbert (Tiny) Fish.

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