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Obituaries

April 15, 2014

Carol Wilson

DANVILLE — Carol Wilson, 76, of Danville, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2014, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center, with her family by her side.

Carol was born the daughter of Frank and Grace (Hibbs) Mc Gilvrey on Dec. 17, 1937, in Danville. She married Francis H. Turpin. She later married Steven Wilson, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 2009.

She is survived by one brother, Frank (Kathy) Mcgilvrey; two sons, Daniel (Linda) Turpin, Christopher (Barbara) Wilson; three daughters, Linda White, Betsy Wilson and Carrie Cunningham;  six grandchildren, Kayla (Ryan Walker) Wilson, Samantha (Chris Wills) White, Melissa Turpin, Samantha Turpin, Alexis White, Chloe Cunningham and Audrey Cunningham; and one great-grandchild, Aubrey White.

Carol worked at First MidWest Bank as senior vice president. After retiring, Carol worked as a realtor for Century 21, a bookkeeper for Dr. Steven L. Wilson and served lunch for St. Paul Grade School, where her granddaughter attended school. Carol was a member of the Danville Country Club and the Apollo Great Lakes RV group. Our mother was compassionate, caring, thoughtful, loving and funny.

A celebration of Carol’s life will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville. Father Greg Nelson will be officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in Carol’s name to Espenscheid Dog Park, the Danville Humane Society or a charity of the donor’s choice.   

Please join Carol’s family in sharing video, photos and memories of Carol through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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