Carol A. BurosSeptember 8, 1920 ~ May 5, 2017 (age 96)
Carol A. Buros, age 96, of Viroqua, passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on May 5th, 2017 at the Bethel Home in Viroqua. Carol was born September 8th, 1920 to Albert and Andrea “Nellie” (Anderson) Bringe in the town of Sterling. She attended Sag City School and Viroqua High School. She did secretarial and bookkeeping work for 6 years for the Vernon County Welfare & Pension Department before her marriage to Irwin Buros on May 4th, 1946. The early married years were spent as a homemaker and helping on the farm, followed by 25 years working with Irwin in the insurance office until retirement. She was active in the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church where she had been a Sunday school teacher, on the Church Council, Circle member, and the quilters. She was a member of the Vernon Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, a volunteer in the hospital gift shop, and the Busy Hour Homemakers Club.
She is survived by; husband of 71 years, Irwin Buros of Viroqua; children, Allan Buros of Kenosha, Diane (Kent) Christensen of Mound, MN; two grandchildren, Andrea (Dave) Zdenek of St. Paul, MN, and Kyle (Cara) Christensen of Minnetrista, MN; one great-grandson, Keaton Christensen of Minnetrista, MN; and a sister-in-law, Lorraine (Ray) Yates, as well as many other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by 8 siblings; Nora (Julius) Forde, Ruby (Rudolph) Ramsey, Melvin Bringe, Alfred (Margaret) Bringe, Ernest (Margaret) Bringe, Aleda (Richard) Wright, Elizabeth (Howard) Pederson, and Emma Bringe; in-laws, Margaret (Clarence) Anderson, Norman and Carl Buros, Harold (Thelma) Buros, Clarice (Howard) Lord, Alice Mae (Fred) Harviett, and Adelaide Buros, as well as other family and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Viroqua at 11 a.m. with Pastor Yvonne Marshall officiating. Burial will take place in the Viroqua Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. The family suggests memorials to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be left at www.thorsonfuneralhome.com.
The Thorson Funeral Home of Viroqua is serving the family.