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Carol Hankamp Obituary
Carol Joy Hankamp
Carol Joy Hankamp, 78, of Key West, Fl passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach, Fl. She went home to the Lord after a brief illness. Carol is predeceased by her mother, Celia Kremer Hankamp and her father, John Albert Hankamp, her cousin Joyce Rose, and her long time friend and companion, Laura Louise Reed.
She is survived by her best friend and cousin, Arlene Wiseman of Byron Center, Michigan. Also, her aunt, Ann Hankamp and her very special cousins. Carol is also survived by Kristy (Robert) Baumgart and their children: Robert, Matthew, Abigail, Kaitlyn, and Christopher of Atlanta, Georgia.
Carol graduated from Western Michigan University with her BS and Master’s degrees. She came to Key West in 1968 to begin her career as a Physical Education Teacher and later, a Guidance Counselor in the Monroe County School System for 31 years. She served on the board of the Monroe County Teachers Federal Credit Union for 36 years and was Supervisory Committee Chairperson. Carol was a member of Peace Covenant Presbyterian Church and instrumental in the life of the church. She served as an Elder, chairperson of the Building and Grounds Committee, chairperson of the Christian Education Committee, member of the Pastor Nominating Committee and Pastor Search Committee. Carol was an active member who participated in all aspects of the church, including counting the church money every week and helping with the children’s musical program every year. She traveled to Kenya, Africa on a Peace Covenant International project to attend the dedication of the Kikuyu Orthapedic Rehabilitation Center.
Carol will be greatly missed by her loved ones, including many dear friends. Her Memorial Service will be on Tuesday, December 18 at 4:00pm with a reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to: Peace Covenant Presbyterian Church, Florida Keys SPCA, or The Cancer Foundation of the Florida Keys with a memo indicating “in Carol Hankamp’s Memory.”
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