Carol E. Truscott

Carol E. Truscott

MARQUETTE, MI – Carol E. Truscott, age 67, longtime Ishpeming resident, currently of 222 S. Fifth St., Marquette, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at her home.

Carol was born in Ishpeming, on December 18, 1950, a daughter of the late Joyce (Peterson) and Clifford Lehto. She grew up in Ishpeming and was a graduate of the Ishpeming High School, Class of 1969. Carol received her degree in cosmetology in Green Bay, WI and returned to Ishpeming. She owned and operated Carol’s Kurls for many years and truly enjoyed her customers.

Carol enjoyed traveling with her extended family to both local destinations as well as trips to various areas of the country. She will be remembered as an avid reader, blueberry picker, crossword puzzle solver, and all-around good homemaker. In recent times, Carol volunteered at the Marquette Warming Center – Room at the Inn and passed her time by watching baseball and football. Carol had been attending church at the Marquette Church of Christ.

Carol is survived by a sister, Elaine Racine, of Ishpeming; nephews – Scott (Edith) Anttila of Royal Oak, Brett (Chris) Anttila of Ishpeming and Jake Larson of Marquette, great nieces – Ava & Bria Larson, along with an uncle (who was like a brother to Carol) Richard (Joyce) Lehto of Ishpeming.

She was preceded in death by her husband Leonard in 2012, her parents and a sister Susan Lehto.

The family will greet relatives and friends from 12:30 – 1:30 PM on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home in Ishpeming. A Memorial Service will follow at 1:30 PM on Friday, December 7th at Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home in Ishpeming, with Rev. Jim Larsen officiating. Interment will take place at the Ishpeming Cemetery Columbarium.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Marquette Warming Center “Room at the Inn”, 447 W Washington St., Marquette, MI 49855 of at roomattheinn.org in Carol’s memory.

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