Carol J. Mikus, 82, died Thursday, September 26, 2013 at her Harbor Club, Port Washington residence.
She was born June 21, 1931 in Dagget, Michigan to Wilfred and Agnes Yale Raboin. She married Ernest J. “Ernie” Mikus of Powers, Michigan on August 23, 1952 in Nadeau, Michigan. In June of 1959 they moved from the Upper Penninsula to Port Washington making their home on East Green Bay Avenue for many years. Ernie precede Carol in death July 15, 2001. In 2003 she moved to Grafton and then to Lincoln Village in Port Washington in 2009 and most recently moved to the Harbor Club.
Carol worked in Radiology at the former St. Alphonsus Hospital in Port Washington and later in the office at Modern Equipment in Port Washington. Over the years she worked various part-time jobs; waitressing at Smith Bros. Restaurant, deli clerk at the former Rick’s Piggly Wiggly in Saukville and doing accounting for local residents to name a few.
She is survived by her daughters Linda (Larry) Vogel of Grafton, Wisconsin and Jean Manchester of Franklin, Wisconsin. Further survived by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister Mary “Happy” Maloney of Green Bay, Wisconsin, feline pal Vinnie, other relatives and friends. Preceded by her husband Ernie, daughter Lori Mikus, sisters Lois Fillabeck and Lavern “Vern” Jacobson and brother Francis “Boy” Raboin.
The Reverend Sid Litke will officiate funeral services 1 pm Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the funeral home. Family will receive friends from 11 am to 1 pm Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials appreciated.