Carol S. Wilson, 55, of Loup City, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer, at St. Francis Medical Center Skilled Care in Grand Island.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at St. Josaphat's Catholic Church in Loup City. Rev. Marty L. Egging will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City.
Peters Funeral Home of Loup City is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Wilson was born on Aug. 22, 1956, at Loup City, the daughter of Tony M. and Lois M. (Schnase) Kuligowski.
She is survived by a daughter and her fiance, Casey Wilson and Adam Riesberg, both of Omaha; two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Betty Czaplewski of Grand Island, Diane and Russell Panowicz of Ravenna and Dan Cranny of Omaha; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Edward and Kathy Kuligowski of Elgin, TX, Steve and Arlene Kuligowski and John and Theresa Kuligowski, all of Lincoln, and Jim and Blanca Kuligowski of Austin, TX.
She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Carol grew up in Loup City where she received her education in Loup City Public Schools and was a 1974 graduate of Loup City High School.
After graduation, she moved to Ord where she worked at the Elks Club and later moved to Lincoln where she worked at the American Legion Club for a number of years. In 1989, she returned to Loup City where she purchased the Sunset Lounge. She expanded the Sunset Lounge into including a cafe and catering business.
She was united in marriage to Brent E. Wilson in 1989. They later divorced.
She continued to operate her business until May 2011, when she was diagnosed with cancer.
Carol enjoyed cooking, cleaning, decorating, watching movies and collecting clocks and frogs. Her daughter, Casey was the true joy of her life.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Mary Cranny; and one brother-in-law, Ron Czaplewski.
Memorials are suggested to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure or to the family's choice.