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Carol (Johll) Loomis

April 18, 2019 | 7 comments

Carol M. (Johll) Loomis, 82, of La Crosse, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse.

Carol was born July 21, 1936, in La Crosse, WI.  She graduated from Aquinas High School in 1954.  On February 9, 1957, Carol married Leo Loomis.

Carol worked at various retail jobs including Ben Franklin and The Company Store.  She enjoyed boating, fishing, motorcycling, knitting, and most importantly, enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Leo of La Crosse; a daughter, Linda (Brian) Arens; and two sons, Daniel (Mary) Loomis and David Loomis. She has 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren that she loved dearly.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Margaret Johll; a sister Norma Johll; and her daughter, Catherine Finn.

A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. James the Less Catholic Church, 1032 Caledonia St, La Crosse, with visitation being held from 10 a.m. until the time of the mass. Father James Altman will be officiating.

Please share prayers, condolences and memories with the family at couleecremation.com.

A special thanks to the medical staff that went above and beyond in her care.



  1. Ann Hundt

    My sympathies to the family. I am a cousin of Leo’s. My mother was Uncle Pete’s sister Verna.

  2. Jim McHugh

    Although it has been many years, I always have remembered Carol as being so kind and upbeat. My grandmother, Mame McHugh was good friends of Carol’s parents and she was always so caring and supportive to her parents and my grandmother.
    My condolences to the family.

    Jim McHugh

  3. Nancy Ehrlichmann

    I am so sorry to hear about Carol. I have so many happy memories of her. She was such hard honest worker. I enjoyed our many year as co workers at The Company Store. My condolences to you Leo and your family. Sincerely, Nancy Ehrlichmann

  4. Mary Keefe Barrett

    I am so sorry to learn of Carol’s death. I remember when Cathy babysat for my kids on Avon Street. I got to know Carol, as well as her parents. What nice people, all. I have fond memories of all of you. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. Mary Barrett ( Mother of Korey, Jamie, and Sarah)

  5. Joyce Weise

    Carol was good friend, and a great neighbor. We had many coffee times, and good visits. My sincere sympathy to you all.
    Joyce Weise

  6. Sharon Loomis

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Carol was a kind, thoughtful lady, especially

    recalling how kind she was to Bud’s Mom Dorothy Loomis. Our sincere

    sympathy! Bud & Sharon Loomis

  7. Timothy Allen-Landt Holt

    My deepest sympathies and my prayers out to Dan and his wife Mary along with Dave and the rest of the Loomis Family !

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