Warren Carroll, Sr., 81, of S Division Street in Port Washington died Sunday May 9, 2010 at the Harbor Club in Port Washington.
He was born May 12, 1928 in Waukesha, WI to William and Mamie Tuyls Carroll. Growing up in Waukesha he met Olive Payne and on September 24, 1949 married her in Waukesha. They later moved to Milwaukee and in 1963 moved to Port Washington. He was the Coal Bridge Boom Operator, loading and unloading coal boats for Great Lakes Coal and Dock Company in Port Washington. When the boom was dismantled because the boats were self of unloading, he joined Wisconsin Electiric and drove a caterpillar on the coal pile. He was a member of the International association of Operating Engineers Local 317.
The family had a huge vegetable garden. He also enjoyed bowling at the former Bley’s and Harbor Hills, fishing inland lakes and the Port Harbor for perch and smelt with the kids and grandkids. He had been a resident of the Maple Crest Apartments this past year and liked to watch old television westerns like Bonanza and Gunsmoke.
He is survived by his nine children Linda Plier of Grafton, Wayne (Sue) Carroll of Columbus, Wisconsin, Bill Carroll of Port Washington,Sandy Carroll of West Bend, Warren W. (Joanne) Carroll of Port Washington, Mark Carroll of Waubeka, Dennis (Sandi) Carroll of Port Washington, Dawn Carroll of West Bend and Patricia McMullen of North Aurora, Illinois. FUrther survived by 20 grandchildren and 6 great granddaughters, brother James Carroll of Gresham, Wisconsin, sister Marion Fuller of Watertown, Wisconsin, nieces nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded by his wife Olive on June 7, 1998 and brothers Oliver Tuyls, Willard Carroll and Wesley Carroll.
Deacon Tom Surges of St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church will officiate memorial services 7 pm Thursday, May 13, 2010 at the funeral home. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Washington, Wisconsin. Visitation 5 – 7 pm Thursday at the funeral home.