Carmon L. Stencil, 83, Mt. Horeb, formerly of Edgar, WI passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at UW Hospital, Madison.
Carmon was born February 24, 1938, in Louisville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Richard and Johnnie Catherine (Holter) Melton. She was the oldest of six children. On April 5, 1956, she married Kenneth L. Stencil in LaGrange County, IN.
Carmon farmed with her husband, Kenneth, in Rietbrock Township for more than 20 years. She was also a Home Economics teacher at Wausau West High School in Wausau, WI for many years. She later became the Homebound teacher for the Wausau area.
Some of Carmon’s hobbies were reading, quilting, and traveling. For many years she researched the genealogy of both the Stencil and Melton sides of the family. She loved spending time with family and friends.
Carmon is survived by her son, Kenneth (Pam) Stencil Jr., Mt. Horeb; her grandsons, Zac (Elyse Franklin) Stencil, Ben (Claire) Stencil and Casey (Myranda) Stencil; her great-granddaughters, Rosen, Indigo, Harper and Charlotte; her siblings, Sandy (Curtis) Dodd, Cathy McElroy and Richard (Alison) Melton. She is also survived by brother-in-laws Howard Stencil, Daniel (Darlene) Stencil and Clifford (Joyce) Stencil and sister-in-law Lorraine (Jim) Megal, along with many nieces and nephews.
Carmon was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth, in 2006, her son, Christopher, in 2011 and sisters, Charlotte (Dwight) Mount in 2017 and baby Deborah Melton in 1948.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021 at the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Athens. Burial will follow at Holy Family Catholic Cemetery, Poniatowski. At the request of the family, face coverings are required for the visitation at the Athens funeral home. There will be face coverings provided if you don’t have one. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com
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