CARNEY - Carol Jean Gearhart, 71 of Carney, Mich., passed away on April 11, 2013, at St Luke's Hospital in Milwaukee, Wis., surrounded by her loving family. The former Carol Skrobiak was born on Feb. 1, 1942, in Escanaba, Mich., to the late Mike and Veronica (Holochwost) Skrobiak. Carol grew up in Bark River, Mich., and graduated from Holy Name High School in 1959. On Aug. 15, 1980, Carol married Lyle Gearhart in Menominee, Mich. She worked at Gilbert and Bennett until she retired in 1998. Carol loved to spend time with her 17 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She spent her summers golfing, camping and sitting around the campfire. Her winters she crocheted, read and loved to play games on Facebook with her many friends. She enjoyed her monthly trips to the casino to have lunch with her relatives.