Carol Mae Bandt, 84, of Phillips, formerly of Marshfield, died September 1, 2022, at the Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, WI. Carol was born November 17, 1937, in Marshfield to Elmer and Blandina Wicker (nee Dahlke). She was a graduate of Colby High School.
Carol married Marvin Bandt on September 12, 1959, in Colby, WI. They were married for 38 years until Marvin’s passing on July 8, 1997. Carol was employed by the Marshfield Hospital in Marshfield as a Medical Stenographer until she and her husband purchased Marv and Carols Bar in Phillips, WI in 1976. Carol was a people person and loved meeting those who entered her tavern. Carol and Marv sold the bar in 1990, she was then employed by Xcel Energy until her retirement. After her retirement, she enjoyed the company of her many friends and neighbors who would get together regularly for either her widows club or her birthday club. Carol was a dog lover with many pets over the years. She was also a member of St Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Phillips.
She is survived by her son, Michael of Rhinelander; sister, Donna Baca (Roman) of Kronenwetter; sister-in-law, Rose Wicker of Wausau; and her close friend, Jim Charbonneau of Phillips.
She is preceded in death by her husband; parents; and brothers, Morris (Shirley) Wicker and Aaron Wicker.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at the St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, 655 S Lake Ave in Phillips, WI 54555. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until the start of service. A Private Burial will take place on Thursday, September 8, 2022. In lieu of flowers, please send donations, in Carol’s name, to either The Red Apple Center, 598 Peterson Drive, Phillips, WI 54555, or to the Price Co Sheriff K9 Unit, Price Co Sheriff Office PO Box B, Phillips, WI 54555. Heindl-Nimsgern Funeral Home is assisting the family.