Carol Ann (Schifferdecker) Schilling, 73, of New Athens, IL, born November 9, 1940 in Belleville, IL, died Saturday, January 4, 2013 at the New Athens Home for the Aged in New Athens, IL Mrs. Schilling was a homemaker who belonged to the Progressive Grange, St. Clair County Farm Bureau and also St. Agatha Catholic Church in New Athens, IL.
Mrs. Schilling was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander F. Schilling, whom she married on July 28, 1959 in Paderborn, IL and who died on January 25, 2007; and her parents – Floyd and Viola (Schmidt) Schifferdecker.
Carol is survived by her children – Alan (Jody Baum) Schilling of Sparta, IL, Susan (John) McMullan of New Athens, IL and Dale Schilling of Baldwin, IL; 7 grandchildren; Tiffany Schilling, Nicole (Jeff) Harvey, Alan (Nikki) Schilling, Jr., Grant Schilling, Ashley (James) Rowton, Kelsey Schilling, and Nathan Schilling and Beth McMullan; 2 great grandchildren; MaTayla Hollingsworth and Vaughn Harvey. 1 brother R. Eugene “Gene” (Gloria) Schifferdecker of Marissa, IL and 1 sister Cindy Lou Schifferdecker also of Marissa, IL
Memorials: The New Athens Home for the Aged or in the form of Mass offerings.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Home in New Athens, IL on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m.. A prayer service will be held Wednesday evening at 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Friends may also call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Thursday, January 9, 2014 from 9 to 9:30 a.m.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at St. Agatha Catholic Church in New Athens, IL with Father James M. Nall officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery in Paderborn, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.