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80, of Lowell, IN, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020. She is survived by her children, Steven (Jackie), IN, Tami (Jeff) Babcook, Marietta, GA, David (Mary), Orland Park, IL, Wayne (Amy), Canby, IN; grandchildren, Kyle and Calum Babcook, Tim Mayer, Lucas Roalin, Tara, Grace, Spencer and Delaney Gerst; great grandchildren, Braylee Mayer, Cashton Babcook, Mila Mayer, Penelope Babcook and River Roalin; siblings, Mary Ann Thornburg, GA and Don (Fran) Nallenweg, IL and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert; brother, Richard Nallenweg; niece and nephew, Stacey Pauley and Michael Gerst; and her parents, Walter and Margaret Nallenweg. Carol was a graduate of East Chicago Washington, after growing up in the “Harbor”, a member of Lowell’s American Legion Auxillary, Post # 101 and a Remedial Reading Teacher’s Aide with Oak Hill Elementary for many years. She was a staple of the Lowell Labor Day Parade, with the singing of the National Anthem. Carol had a love for camping, scratch off tickets, ordering out, Bingo at Cedar Creek, and cheering on her Cubs and Jeff Gordon, but, mostly her family and friends.
Visitation Sunday, October 4 from 12-4, Concluding with Funeral Services at 4PM, all at Sheets Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 604 E. Commercial Ave, Lowell. Cremation will follow services. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, www.alzinfo.org
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