Carol Kaufman

Saturday, November 10, 2012
Carol Kaufman

Services for Carol Kaufman, 80, of Milford, were held Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford. Ms. Kaufman passed away Nov. 6, 2012, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital.

Carol Frances Kaufman was born March 31, 1932, the daughter of George and Bernadine (Schemmel) Wintz. She was raised and educated in Milford.

She was united in marriage to Arnold Sebby and moved to Spencer in 1952. Carol worked as a bookkeeper and clerk at a wallpaper and paint store for 15 years. She then drove school bus for five years for Spencer Community School. Carol was married to Francis Kaufman and moved to Milford, Iowa in 1976.

Carol was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for over thirty years and also served as a past president. She worked as a cook at the Okoboji School for 26 years. Carol enjoyed having coffee with the girls and volunteering at the Milford Nursing Center every Monday as a "BINGO caller."

She is survived by four sisters and one brother; daughter, Marcia Hale and her son, Wesley; daughter, Barbara Sebby; daughter, Tammy Merry and her daughter, Shonda; son, Dwayne Sebby (Kathy) and their children, Skyler and Mashell; great-grandchildren: Cameron Burr and Trevyn Baxter; one great-great-grandchild, Madison Hale.

Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Kaufman, in 2003; parents; four sisters; and one brother.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to