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Babe Carey

June 14, 1922 — January 18, 2018

Babe Carey

Morton - Babe Carey, 95, of Morton, passed away Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Apostolic Christian Restmor, in Morton.
Babe was born June 14, 1922, in Cropsey, Ill., to Ben and Lydia (Rapp) Pflederer. She married Donald L. Carey on July 14, 1946, in Morton. He preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 2007. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and six sisters.
Surviving are two sons, Glenn (Cindy) Carey of Morton and Doug Carey of Seattle, Wash.; three grandchildren, Allison (Craig) Anderson of Morton, Abby (Pat) Kohl of Elmhurst, Ill. and Casey (Krystin) Carey of Morton; and nine great grandchildren.
Babe worked at Caterpillar for several years as an office worker. After marrying, she became a full-time homemaker.
One of Babe and Don's biggest priorities was attending their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren's activities.
She and her sister, Lorana, won the Greater Peoria Area Sisters Bowling Tournament in 1961.
Babe attended the Morton Apostolic Christian Church.
A funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wed. Jan. 24, 2018, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. prior to the service on Wednesday. Burial will be in Morton Apostolic Christian Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Cure Alzheimer's Fund (curealz.org) or Midwest Food Bank (midwestfoodbank.org).

Visitation

JAN 24. 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM (CST)

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550

Service

JAN 24. 12:30 PM (CST)

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550
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