Carol Ann Friend, 83, of Racine passed away Saturday July 14, 2018 in Ascension All Saints Hospital. She was born July 27, 1934 in Freeport, Illinois, the daughter of Chester and Dena Marie (Nee: Falkenberg) Keister. A high school graduate, Carol was a class 2 machine operator for Western Publishing and retired in 1995. Carol loved to cook, fish and play cards, cribbage and bingo. Some of her favorite TV shows included “The Price is Right”, “Wheel of Fortune” and “Family Feud”, she also enjoyed watching all sorts of cooking shows. Carol loved to argue the point and would tell you “Where the bear shits in the buckwheat” but most of all she loved the Lord. She will be deeply missed by her three children, Dale (Vickie) Friend, Brenda (Gil) Nielson, Cynthia (Norm) Novotny along with 10 grandchildren, Danielle, Savannah, Nicholas, Jared, Brittney, Gabe, Benjamin, Tyler, Katie and Shauna and 20 great-grandchildren. She is survived by other nieces, nephews, other relative’s ad friends. Carol is proceeded in death by her parents, one son, Daniel, former husband Howard, one sister Dawn and one brother Ronald. Private family services and burial were held for Carol per her wishes.