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Carolyn Wheeler-Karman

January 16, 1948 — February 27, 2015

Carolyn J. Wheeler-Karman, 67, of Chillicothe died on Friday, February 27, 2015 at her home.
Carolyn was born January 16, 1948 in Quincy the daughter of Charles and Rosella (Lawrence) Wheeler.
She is survived by three children: Ronald Squires of Sparland, Ryan (Michele) Squires of Sparland, and Kendra Karman of Orlando, FL; one sister, Roseann Bonebrake of Quincy; three brothers, Chuck (Danya) Wheeler of Quincy, Ramon (Linda) Wheeler of Quincy, and Randy (Melody) of Barry. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Russell who died in infancy, three brothers, Billy, David and Duane.
Carolyn enjoyed making crafts and cards. She even owned and operated Carolyn's Jewelry and Gifts in Chillicothe. Then she worked for Wal-Mart as a Dept. Manager with the jewelry and fabrics until she retired in 2010.
Carolyn was active in many ways in the community and church. She was a faithful member of St. Edward Catholic Church, where volunteered as a eucharistic minister. Her involvement in the community included Girl Scott Leader, Co-Chairman for the United Way in Chillicothe, Chillicothe Library Board, American Legion, Altrusa, and volunteering at Helping Hands. She not only loved being around people in the community but also enjoyed being with her friends and family. When she was at home she could be seen outside working around her yard.
Friends are cordially invited to attended a prayer service followed by a reception-style visitation at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe on March 4, 2015 from 5-7:00 PM to visit with the family. The family requests that memorial contributions be left at the funeral home to the American Cancer Society or to St. Edward Church Debt Reduction Fund.
Carolyn's online website may be viewed at

Prayer Service

MAR 4. 5:00 PM (CST)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
1107 North Fourth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Reception-Style Gathering

MAR 4. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
1107 North Fourth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

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