METAMORA - Carole S. Wernsman, age 54, of Metamora, Ill., passed away at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
She was born Oct. 31, 1958, in Peoria to Delmar and Laura (Thompson) Smith. She married Kevin R. Wernsman on July 4, 1984, in Germantown Hills, and he survives.
Surviving are her children, Lora (Scott Teufel) Wernsman of Washington, Ill., 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. She enjoyed the outdoors, crossword puzzles and hummingbirds. She loved her dogs and cats and was a devoted wife and mother.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 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.
Online condolences at www.masonfuneralhomes.com.