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Carol Sue Makowski
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Obituary for Carol Sue Makowski

Carol Sue Makowski, 73, passed away on July 3, 2018, at home, surrounded by the love of her family. She was born to John and Dorothy (Thornton) Hrnciar on July 5, 1944 in Chicago. On September 1, 1961, she was united in marriage to Gerald W. Makowski in Chicago.

A 31-year resident of Island Lake, Carol previously resided in Wauconda. Though she was employed by Kemper Insurance as a collator as well as Royal Lock Inc. of Wauconda for over 10 years, her most treasured years were those she spent as a devoted homemaker.

Left to cherish Carol’s memory are her children, Kathleen (Peter) Stemen, Leanne (Andrew) Herda, Sherri (Trace) Williams, and Michael (Colleen) Makowski; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Joan (Richard) Sitton; a brother, Robert (Jean) Hrnciar; and her brother-in-law, Lawrence Makowski.

In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald, on January 5, 2009.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 6, 2018 at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Rd., McHenry, IL. Visitation will resume at the funeral home on Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed immediately by the funeral blessing at 11:00 a.m.

Interment will be at Windridge Memorial Park.

For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit, where friends may leave a message of condolence.

If you would like to donate to the family, please visit Carol's Tribute Fund.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory

3700 Charles J. Miller Road
McHenry, IL 60050





10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory

3700 Charles J. Miller Road
McHenry, IL 60050

Funeral Blessing




11:00 AM
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory

3700 Charles J. Miller Road
McHenry, IL 60050

Cemetery Details


Windridge Memorial Park

7014 W Rawson Bridge Road
Cary, IL 60013

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