Saturday, March 9, 2013

METAMORA — Carole S. Wernsman, 54, of Metamora, died at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born Oct. 31, 1958, in Peoria to Delmar and Laura (Thompson) Smith, she married Kevin R. Wernsman July 4, 1984, in Germantown Hills, and he survives.

Surviving are her children, Lora (Scott Teufel) Wernsman, of Washington, and Landin Wernsman, of Metamora. Also surviving are her father, of Metamora; one sister, Beverly (Lyle) Krumwiede; brothers, Ronald Smith, Tracy (Charlotte) Smith, all of Metamora, and Jeff (Rose) Smith of East Peoria.

She was preceded in death by her mother in 2010.

Carole was a department manager for Walmart in East Peoria, working there for 25 years.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mason Funeral Home in Germantown Hills Chapel with the Rev. Gary Salm officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and also one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memory Gardens in Morton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be to Children's Hospital of Illinois and TAPS.

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