Carol J. Van Buren

Carol J. Van Buren, 79, of rural Waupun, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022. 

Carol was born December 7, 1942 in the town of Chester in Adams County, WI, the daughter of Clarence and Lorena Adee McClyman. Carol was a graduate of Adams-Friendship High School. On October 28, 1967 she married Russel Van Buren in Waupun. Following their marriage the couple resided in Waupun all their married lives. Carol was employed at Helen’s Kitchen in Waupun for many years. She was a member of First Reformed Church in Waupun.

Carol is survived by five children: Terry (Lisa) Van Buren of Waupun, Dale (Betty) Van Buren of Coloma, Sherry Van Buren of Waupun, Steven (Tamara) Van Buren of Iron Ridge, and Dan Van Buren of Waupun; five grandchildren: Bayliegh Van Buren, Tony Young, Austin Van Buren, Andrew Davis, and Braxton Van Buren; great-granddaughters, Amelia and Anna; step-great-grandson, Easten; sister, Shirley Krueger of Fond du Lac; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Russel; her parents, Clarence and Lorena McClyman; three brothers; Robert, Arden, and Dean McClyman; and a brother-in-law, Dave Krueger.

It is Carol’s wish not to have a service. Burial will take place at Highland Memory Gardens at a later date.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family.  Please visit our website at for further information and to send condolences.