Carolyn Baer

Carolyn Jo Baer, 63, of Macomb died at 11:59 a.m. April 3, 2008, at her home.

She was born June 23, 1944, in Beardstown, a daughter of Hershel D. and Helen Louise Wheeler Baer.

Surviving are four daughters, Vicki (and Brian) Jarosch of Barrington, Marianne (and Tim) Ratigan of Palatine, Melissa (and Larry) Litchfield of Macomb and Andrea (and Tim) Anhorn of Houston, Texas; one son, Ted Spillers of Las Vegas, Nev.; six brothers, Phil, Bill, Jack, Jim, Tom and Ted Baer; four sisters, Peg Elmore, Judy DeWitt, Pat Beets and Nancy Magness; and eight grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister.

She was a homemaker.

She attended Vermont St. United Methodist Church in Quincy.

Graveside services were held Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown with Rev. Danie deBeer officiating. Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown was in charge of arrangements.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/9/2008