Carole Wedell

Resided in Gladstone, MI
Died April 28, 2024

Gladstone, MI

Carole Ann (VanVlerah) Wedell, age 79, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, April 28, 2024, at Lake View Assisted Living Facility in Gladstone, with her loving daughter Pamela by her side.

Carole was born June 25, 1944, in Belding, MI, the daughter of Frank and Pearl (Hall) VanVlerah. On July 7, 1962, Carole was united in marriage to Paul Wedell Sr. and eventually the couple made their home and raised their family in Gladstone.

Carole worked as a teller at Bay Bank in Gladstone for many years before her retirement. She was a member of 1st Lutheran Church in Gladstone and served on the 1st Lutheran Church Altar Guild. Additionally, Carole belonged to the Gladstone Senior Center where she enjoyed bingo and teaching knitting.

Carole was deeply loved by her family and will be forever missed.

Survivors include:

Son: David (Sheila) Wedell

Daughter: Pamela (Jon) Bergeron

Grandchildren: Christopher, Heidi, Callie and Tara

Also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins

In addition to her loving husband Paul, Carole was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Pearl and her sister, Janice Dean

Carole’s family will receive friends on Friday May 3, 2024, from 12:00PM to 2:00PM, at First Lutheran Church in Gladstone. Funeral services will follow visiting hours, at 2:00PM, at First Lutheran Church in Gladstone, with Pastor Elisabeth Daniels officiating. Luncheon will follow in the First Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with arrangements. Contributions in Carole’s name may be directed to the Wedell Educational Scholarship Fund. Envelopes will be available throughout visiting hours and at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone.

3 Tributes for “Carole Wedell

    Our deepest condolences are with your family Pam and Callie! We love you all and are deeply sorry for your loss! Please reach out to us if there is anything we can do.

    Sean & Annette Simpson

    ‘Mom’ I will miss you so. So many memories growing up. Chippy the chipmunk, macaroni and milk, bringing Pam to school in a wagon, and so many more. Till we meet again.

    My heartfelt sympathy to the family.
    Carol ( and Paul ) were loved by so many…Always enjoyed them at our Christmas parties and Super Bowl parties….They will be missed..
    I’m here if you need to talk…
    In God’s love
    Kathy Shine

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