2011-06-16 / Obits

CAROLE J. WOLGAST,

71, of Columbiaville, formerly of Clio, died Saturday, June 11, 2011. Carole was born, July 2, 1939, in Flint, daughter to Carl and Sophia Hill. She married William Wolgast, on July 8, 1985, in Clio.

Mrs. Wolgast was a devoted elementary school teacher in Flint Public Schools for over 41 years, retiring in 2009. She loved children and teaching, and was also active in the MEA Union. Carole was passionate about working in her flower gardens.

She is survived by her husband, Bill Wolgast of Columbiaville; children, John (Penny) Powers of South Dakota, Susan Pomroy of Lapeer, Brian Powers of Waterford; grandchildren, James Pomroy, Matthew Powers, David John Powers, Collin Powers; sisters, Joanne (Russell) Smith of Flushing and Gloria Muchler of Texas; brother, Otis (Ruthnene) Hill of North Carolina; and brother-in-law, Bill Draper of Texas.

Mrs. Wolgast was preceded in death by her son, Michael Powers; first husband, Tom Powers; son-in-law, James Pomroy; granddaughter, Jessica Powers; sisters, Marge Stranahan, Ruthann Draper; and parents, Carl and Sophia Hill.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

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