|Carolyn Ewen, 74 of Roseville, IL passed on Friday August 2, 2013 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, IL. She was born April 9, 1939 in Monmouth, IL the daughter of Otto and Mary Stice Oberjohnn. She married John M. "Mike" Ewen, Jr., on June 19, 1959 in Litchfield IL. He proceeded November 27, 1998.
She is survived by four children Brenda (Terry) Cummings of Monticello, IL, Linda (Don) Farr of Roseville, Chuck (Marta) Ewen of Good Hope, IL and Ellen (Kent) Poulter of Good Hope, IL; grandchildren Sarah (Aaron) Edwards, Andrea (mike) Cokel, Dayna (Neil) Lubbers, Christyn (Jonathan) Biswell, Blake (Betsy) Wisely, Evan Wisely, J.D. Ewen, Michael Ewen, Anderson Poulter; 6 great grandchildren Jacob, Shaye, Avery, Ryan, Kole, Kenzie; one sister Mary Jo German of Knoxville, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one great grandson James Cokel.
She graduated Roseville High School in 1957, attended Valparaiso University until marriage in 1959. She was a homemaker until she returned to school to earn her LPN license. She then worked as a nurse until she retired in August of 2012. She was a member of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church where she was very active in the church and the Altar Society. She was a volunteer with the Roseville Helping Hands, and on the board for the Relay for Life. She was an avid Cardinal fan. She enjoyed going to Circa 21 with friends.
Funeral service will be Monday August 5, 2013, 10:00 am at the St Patrick's Catholic Church; Raritan, IL; calling hours will be on Sunday August 4, 2013 from 2:00-6:00 pm at Corman Memorial Home Roseville, IL family will not be present. Burial will be in the St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Raritan, IL. Memorials may be made to the St. Patrick's Catholic Church, and/or McDonough District 3rd Floor Transitional Care Unit. Please sign the online guestbook at www.cormanmh.com. Corman Memorial Home Roseville, IL is in charge of the arrangements.