Carole Stark, age 77, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Hays, Kansas. She was born on September 17, 1938 in Ness County, Kansas to Sylvester and Rosie Herman Breit. She attended her first eleven years of school in Utica moving with her family to Scott City in 1955 to attend Scott Community High School for her senior year.
Carole was an active part of the community and held several positions in Scott City. Her first job was as the Scott Community High School secretary. When her daughters were older she worked as the Scott City Elementary School secretary for ten years. She spent nineteen years working at the Scott City Clinic and the Scott County Hospital. After the death of her husband she served as the secretary/bookkeeper of St. Joseph Catholic Church for six years.
On February 4, 1961 she married Don Stark who preceded her in death on September 4, 2001. Carole was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City. Her life was centered on family and community.
Carole was preceded in death by her parents, brother Vernon Breit; sister-in-law and husband Kathryn and Charles Duff.
Carole is survived by three daughters, Vanessa Metzger (Mark) of Lawrence, Kansas; Debra Stark of Gladstone, Missouri; Suzanne Stark of Hays, Kansas and her Grandson Morgan Metzger of Lawrence, Kansas. She is also survived by her sister and husband Donna and Les Zimmerman of Hutchinson, Kansas and sister-in-law, Molly Williams of Modoc, Kansas; many nieces and nephews, her “fourth daughter” Irene Huck and Carole’s faithful companion Mac.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, Kansas with Vigil Services starting at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be held at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City Kansas at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 11, 2015 with Fr. Warren Stecklein presiding.
Inurnment will be in the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas.
Memorials to Shriners Hospitals for Children or Wounded Warrior Project in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.