Carol D. Lorge, age 84, of East Pierron Street, Port Washington, WI passed away peacefully Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Harbor Club in Port Washington where she had resided the past two years.

She was born on January 6, 1933 in Milwaukee; daughter of Carl and Doris Bunce Jones. On December 29, 1951, Carol married Robert P. Lorge at St. Mary’s Church in Port Washington. A proud wife and mother, Carol raised her five boys. After the boys had grown, Carol worked as a clerk at the former Montgomery Ward in Port Washington.

She is survived by her husband Robert “Bob” Lorge; her sons Mark Lorge of Port Washington, Bruce Lorge of Belgium, Greg Lorge of Sarasota, FL, David (Teri) Lorge of Pleasant Prairie and Carl (Divinia) Lorge of Henderson, NV; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, her brother Tom (Janet) Jones of Madison; brothers-in-law Jim (Ruth) Lorge of Port Washington, Dick (the late Roseann) Lorge of Victor, NY and Larry (the late Mary Jo) Bruecher of Cedarburg, sisters-in-law Carol Ann Filo of Port Washington and Joan (the late Jerry) Lorge of Appleton, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her sister Phyllis Fellenz and her husband Jim and brother-in-law Eugene Lorge and his wife Jeanna.

Family services have been held. Interment has taken place at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Port Washington.

Memorials to the charity of givers choice appreciated.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington assisting the family. Information and condolences available at or 262/284-4431.



  1. Our sympathies to the entire Lorge family.

  2. So sorry to hear about the passing of Mrs. Lorge. Our sympathies to the Lorge family.

  3. To the Lorge family, you have my sympathy at the passing of Carol. She is a pleasant memory of childhood times. Our last meeting was at Aunt Phyllis’s funeral and it was a time to catch up on our, Brunet and Lorge kids, lifes. Christine Brunet Collins

  4. My condolences on the passing of Carol, a sweet woman with a heart of gold. I only spent brief times with her, but she was always welcoming and kind-hearted towards me.

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