Carol J. Firari

  • Born: May 12, 1960
  • Died: January 11, 2020
  • Location: Town of Lowell, Wisconsin

Koepsell-Murray Funeral & Cremation Services, Beaver Dam

N7199 N. Crystal Lake Road
Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Tel. (920) 885-6600

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Wife, Mother, and Grandmother

Carol J. Firari, age 59, of Lowell Township, went to be with her Lord when Heaven gained an angel unexpectedly on Saturday, January 11th, 2020.

There will be a memorial gathering at St. John's Lutheran Church- Salem Lowell Campus on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 9:00 am to 11:45 am. A funeral service will follow at the church at 12:00 noon with the Rev. Paul Schupmann officiating.

Carol was born on May 12, 1960 in Watertown, WI to Melvin and Mary Riege. She was confirmed May of 1974 and graduated from Watertown High School in 1978. Carol married her husband and best friend Frank Firari and was welcomed into the Firari family on October 7, 1989. Carol worked with special needs and autistic children in Dodge County. She also dedicated years to caring for her mother in-law. Her favorite job was that of wife, mother and, most of all, grandmother. She deeply loved and was so proud of her family and they loved her. She will be missed dearly. Carol loved the outdoors and looked forward to spring time and the beauty it brought. One of her favorite hobbies was working in her flower garden and enjoying the many varieties of flowers she grew.

Carol is survived by her husband Frank; daughters, Chelsey (Brady) Bauer and Kara Firari (Taylor Feller); step-son, Jason (Dana) Huebner; grandchildren, Brendan & Cameron Bauer; step-grandchildren, Austyn & Bailey Huebner; her parents, Melvin & Mary Riege; her brother, Curt (Amy) Riege; brothers-in-law and sister in-law, Rodney (Jean) Firari, Sheila Firari, Betty Bender, Raymond (Pete) Firari Jr., Michael (Julie) Firari, Brian (Sandy) Firari, Kenneth (Sara) Firari, Patty (Ray) Foslid, and Perry (Angie) Firari; her dear friend, Dawn Hiemstra; her fur friends, Buck & Scooter; and many nieces and nephews. Carol was preceded in death by her father-in-law & mother in-law, Raymond "Chip" & Virginia Firari; and her brother in-law Denny Bender.


Condolence & Memory Journal


Extending condolences to her loved ones...Carol was my classmate. She was so nice, fun, & insightful. We shared a lot of laughs in school, & I'd always hoped to see her again.

Posted by Poppy Wallman Cooper - Watertown, WI - Classmate   January 29, 2020

We are so sorry to hear of your loss and send our most sincere condolences. Take consolation in knowing that your grief will eventually be replaced by good memories.

Posted by Schoenberger Racing family - Beaver Dam, WI - Friend   January 18, 2020

Frank and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Always hold the memories of her.

Posted by Denise Wahl - Beaver Dam, WI - Acquaintance   January 18, 2020

To the Riege and Firari families: our deepest sympathies to all , Mary was a caring soul and will be missed by many. May she Rest in peace.

Posted by Darlene & Jeff Raabe - Reeseville, WI - Friend   January 17, 2020

My deepest sympathies and prayers for strength and healing for your family. I am so sorry for your loss.
Deanna Oestreicher

Posted by Deanna Oestreicehr - Jefferson, WI   January 17, 2020

We are so very sorry to hear about your loss. She was always nice to us and we send our thoughts and prayers to all of her beloved family.

Posted by Greg & Jenine Schultz - Juneau - Neighbor   January 16, 2020


Mary, Melvin, Curt, Frank and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss !
My Thoughts and Prayers are with you.

Posted by Crystal Bergemann - Watertown, WI - Friend   January 16, 2020


Mel, Mary, Kurt, & Amy, you are in my thoughts & prayers. May God's mercy & grace be with you.

Posted by Bruce Bencriscutto - Sullivan, WI - Friend   January 16, 2020


Mary, I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of your daughter. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Dianna Stai - Watertown, WI   January 15, 2020

Frank, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. So
sorry to learn of the passing of your wife. May God bless you all!!

Norm Gray
Beaver Dam, Wi

Posted by Norm Gray - Beaver Dam, WI - Friend   January 15, 2020


Our prayers and sympathy to the Riege/Firari families.

Posted by Benny & Judy Hotmar - Bullhead City, AZ - Friend   January 13, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are with Frank and all the

Thoughts and prayers are with Frank and All of Carol's family ❣I will always remember the warmth of her smile.

Posted by Cheryl Fehling-Goodrich - Reeseville - Acquaintance   January 13, 2020


We are so very saddened by your loss. Carol touched so many lives in her time here and will never be forgotten by those who were lucky enough to have known her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you now, an our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. Carol will always be near you as the light that she brought to others lives will live on in your hearts and the fond memories that built your lives together will keep it shining. God Bless.

Posted by The Netzer Family - WI - Family Friend   January 13, 2020

Our sincere prayers & condolences for your loss very sad time - pray the many memories will help you all though this difficult time. God bless & hugs.

Posted by Jeff and Kathy Mallon - Clermont, FL - Friend   January 13, 2020

My condolences to the Riege/Firari family.

Posted by Jeffrey Soldner - Reeseville, WI - friend   January 13, 2020

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Posted by phyllis schoenwetter - adams, WI - Friend   January 13, 2020

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