Carol L. Palomaki

ISHPEMING, MI – Carol L. Palomaki, age 71, of 359 W. Division St., Ishpeming, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018 at her home while in the loving care of her family and the U.P. Home Health and Hospice.

Carol was born December 24, 1946 in Marquette to Austin and Dorothy (Paull) Lindberg. She graduated from Ishpeming High School, class of 1965 and received a Bachelors Degree in Education from Northern Michigan University. Carol taught elementary school for 36 years. After 6 years with the NICE District, she took 12 years off to raise her family. Then, she returned to teaching in the Ishpeming Public Schools District for 30 years before retiring in 2015.

Carol loved time spent with her family, and cherished Sunday gatherings at camp. She enjoyed daily walks around town and was especially proud to watch her grandchildren in all of their activities.

Carol is survived by her husband William Palomaki, 3 children; SueAnn (David) Morton of Ishpeming, Jeff (Michelle) Palomaki of Ishpeming and Joellyn (Michael Brunet) Palomaki of London, England, 9 grandchildren: Mariel, Owen, Emily and Addison Morton, Alyssa, Alena and Paige Palomaki, June Bee Brunet and Calvin Palomaki.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents Austin Lindberg and Dorothy Anderson.

A time to celebrate Carol’s life will be held from 1:00-4:00 pm on Saturday May 19, 2018 at the Wesley United Methodist Church fellowship hall with a dessert social.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to U.P. Home Health and Hospice in memory of Carol.

Carol’s obituary may be viewed at bjorkandzhulkie.com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.