1939 - 2016

Carolyn Sue Michael, 77, of Pekin, passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Timbercreek Rehab & Health Care in Pekin.

She was born May 27, 1939, in Peoria to Virgle and Betty Sallee Smith. She married Donald Michael Jan. 25, 1958. He passed away in 2015.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, Virgle Smith and Betty Roth; and son, James Michael.

Surviving are her children, Darren Michael, Scott (Rita) Michael and Lisa Knollenberg; brother, Mike; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Carolyn was formerly from Washington and graduated from Washington High School. She loved reading and her cats. She will be missed greatly by her many friends at Timbercreek.

Cremation has been accorded and private family services will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Timbercreek Rehab & Health Care.

The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is in charge of arrangements.

To offer condolences online, visit csmico.com.