Carolyn A. Clamer, age 94, of Stone Lake, WI passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at Hayward Area Memorial Hospital.
Carolyn A. Basta was born December 16, 1926 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Charles and Antonette (Pospichal) Basta. She was raised and attended school in Chicago. She worked for an advertising firm as a secretary for a short time after her schooling. On November 23, 1948, Carolyn was joined in marriage to Milton Clamer in Villa Park, IL. Shortly after their marriage Carolyn moved to Stone Lake, WI where they built their home on Big Sissabagama Lake. In 1961, Milton built several cabins on the property and began Mike’s Resort which they operated together for several years. Carolyn was a devoted wife and mother and enjoyed doing various kinds of arts and crafts throughout her life. She also enjoyed her time on the lake, collecting Knick knacks, scrapbooking, cooking, baking, reading, and taking rides through the country. She was a member of the Homemakers Club, Stone Lake Historical Society, Stone Lake Wesleyan Church and a founding member of the Stone Lake Scholarship Board.
Carolyn is survived by two children, Susan (Dave) Greene of Hayward, WI, Michael (Melissa) Clamer of Stone Lake, WI; seven grandchildren; ten grandchildren and two great great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Milton; daughter, Nancy; and granddaughter, Erin.
A memorial service celebrating Carolyn’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021 at Hayward Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Young officiating. A gathering with family and friends will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
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