Carolyn Main

Carolyn G. Main

1938 - 2013

Carolyn G. Main, 75, of Hanover Ill., passed away on Dec. 31, in Freeport, Ill. Carolyn and her dog Shep were traveling home from spending the

holidays with their family and were involved in an accident that took both of their lives.

Memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, at Memorial United Methodist Church of Zion, Ill.

Carolyn was born in Vallant, Okla., to Marion (Steve) Stephenson and Winnie (Belk) Ziegler on Jan. 28, 1938. She graduated Waukegan High School in 1956. She married Earl Eugene Main on Aug. 26, 1961. After moving to Hanover, she worked as a house cleaning supervisor for Eagle Ridge Inn for 10 years. She was greatly involved in United Methodist Church of Elizabeth, Ill.

Carolyn is preceded in death by her husband Earl and daughter Carmelle.

Carolyn is survived by daughter, Kelly Schumann (husband Robert) of Ingleside; son, Kurt Main (wife Patricia) of Beach Park; son, Ed Seibel (wife Teanna) of Beach Park; mother, Winnie Ziegler (husband Larry) of Libertyville, and her nine adored grandchildren,

Allenha, Kyle, Shaney, Nicolas, Logan, Matthew, Daniel, Kurtis, and Meghan.

Carolyn enjoyed time with family and volunteering alongside her church family. She especially enjoyed the Christmas season. Carolyn enjoyed her home in Hanover, Ill., with her faithful companion Shep. The two spent most of their time outdoors enjoying nature. When the two spent time indoors she enjoyed reading and baking. She was a woman who gave her love, time, and home to anyone in need of it. Her selflessness and genuine love for all will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to

Australian Shepherd Rescue Midwest 265 Cranberry Lake Drive Hainesville, IL 60073 or

Published online at on Jan. 6, 2014