Carol Joyce Maveus, 86, of Brodhead, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at Sienna Crest Assisted Living in Oregon, Wis. She was born on March 24, 1930, in Durand, Ill., the daughter of Glenn and Lula (Benjamin) Amundsen. She graduated from Brodhead High School and later married Robert L. Maveus in Brodhead.  Bob passed away on July 9, 2015. Carol was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Brodhead.

She is survived by six children: Dirk Maveus of Brodhead; Todd Maveus, Julia (Dan) Brummel, and Robert Maveus Jr, all of Madison; Laura (Gary) Steuck of Verona; and Jon Maveus of Cross Plains; five grandchildren: Travis Coplien, Rachel Braun, Parker and Griffin Maveus, and Paul (Jackie) Berenger of Huntley, Ill.; great granddaughter, Ella Coplien; and great grandsons, Zack and Matt Berenger.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bob, brother Gerald Amundsen, and granddaughter Victoria Braun.

A private family memorial service was held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, with Peder Johanson officiating. Burial was in Greenwood cemetery in Brodhead. Everson Funeral Home is assisting the family.

A huge, heartfelt thank-you to Bonnie and Mike Martin for their friendship and kindness to Mom. And a special thank-you to the staff at Sienna Crest and Agrace Hospice Care.

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