|Birth: ||Mar. 25, 1928|
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 2014|
Madge (Eddleman) Carroll, 85, of Urbana, died on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Champaign-Urbana Nursing and Rehab Center in Savoy.
Madge was born March 25, 1928, in Dongola to Leo and Catherine (Walker) Eddleman. She married Bruce Carroll of Atwood on Sept. 15, 1951, in Rantoul, and they celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary last October with family and friends. He survives.
Madge also is survived by her younger sister, Ann Rowe, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; her three sons, Doug of Chandler, Ariz., Steve of Indianapolis, Ind., and Lynn of Atlanta, Ga.; and her three grandchildren, Brad of Phoenix, Ariz., and Peyton and Luke of Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by her parents and by her older sister, Joy McGuire of Denver, Colo.
Madge graduated from Dongola High School in 1945 and from Southern Illinois University in 1949. She taught elementary school in Carbondale, Atwood and Rantoul before becoming a homemaker. Her family and church were the focus of her life. She was an avid reader who loved poetry.
A celebration of Madge's life will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Urbana.
Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois or to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church. The family wishes to thank the therapy and nursing staff at the Champaign-Urbana Nursing and Rehab Center for its loving care of Madge during her stay at the center.
Leo Reginald Eddleman (1902 - 1990)
Catherine Elizabeth Walker Eddleman (1906 - 1975)
Kathleen Eddleman McGuire (1925 - 2010)*
Madge Eddleman Carroll (1928 - 2014)
Created by: Mary Holman
Record added: Apr 15, 2014
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