Face Time with Carol Cleff Yunkes
Lake Orion, Mich., resident Carol Cleff Yunkes, 61, was at the Fox Valley Folk Music Festival in Geneva with her granddaughter, Eleanor Kuntz, 7, of Elburn, when Yunkes answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? St. Charles. We raised our children in Batavia, then moved to Michigan.
Pets? Otis, a pug-affenpinscher mix from a rescue in Kentucky
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Susan Sarandon
First job? Baby-sitting for 25 cents an hour
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A cowgirl. I kind of became that. I owned a tack store and had a horse.
Do you play an instrument? Guitar
Favorite charity? Horses’ Haven in Michigan
What game show would you be on? “Jeopardy!”
Favorite local restaurant? Sweet Tomatoes in St. Charles
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I toured the Mediterranean and China. I’ve been to Paris and Alaska. I have a sister I call my fairy godsister who takes me places.