Carol Heintz, 56, of Wisconsin Dells, Wis., died Friday, July 13, 2018, at St. Clare Hospital, in Baraboo, Wis. A celebration of life memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21 at Picha Funeral Home, in Lake Delton, Wis. A visitation will be at the funeral home from noon until the time of the service on July 21. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Columbia County Humane Society.

Carol Heintz, 56, of Wisconsin Dells, Wis., died Friday, July 13, 2018, at St. Clare Hospital, in Baraboo, Wis. A celebration of life memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21 at Picha Funeral Home, in Lake Delton, Wis. A visitation will be at the funeral home from noon until the time of the service on July 21. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Columbia County Humane Society.

Carol was born Dec. 1, 1961, in Rock Island, the daughter of Willard and Lois (Johnson) Nelson. Carol was born and raised on the farm. She worked most of her life in health care: direct care and administration. She really enjoyed working with developmentally challenged adults. She had a bachelor’s degree in music therapy. Carol enjoyed gardening and their dog, Dahlia.

She is survived by her husband, George; her father, Willard, of Geneseo; and her sisters, Linda (Al) Denison, of Cambridge; and Cori (Bill) Nielsen, of New Lenox; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her grandparents; mother; brother; and stepson, Joseph.