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Carol F. Gauwitz

December 22, 1925 December 3, 2010
Carol F. Gauwitz
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EAST PEORIA-Carol F. Gauwitz, 84, of East Peoria, died at 12:18 p.m. on Friday, December 3, 2010, at Rosewood Care Center in East Peoria. Carol was born on December 22, 1925, in Peoria, to Henry and Clara Gabel Eigenbrod. She was married to Leslie Gauwitz from 1944 to 1980, and had six children. Surviving are her sister, Phyllis Gysin; one son, Leslie “Bill” (Linda) Gauwitz; three daughters, Phyllis Durham, Diane Broe and Nanette (Chuck) Orton; thirteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Pamela Gauwitz and Stephanie Gibson; and one grandson. Carol worked at Kroger’s Cafeteria in East Peoria for several years. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, December 6, 2010, at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with cremation rites to follow. Carol was of the Catholic Faith. Private family graveside services for burial of ashes will be held at St. Joseph Cemetery with Rev. Faouzi Elia officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Carol’s name to The American Diabetes Association or Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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