Mrs. Carol M. Eiten age 76 of Galesburg, Ill. died Friday February 7, 2014 at 9:53 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Peoria, Ill.
She was born October 23, 1937 in Davenport, Ia. the daughter of Bernal and Violet Hendricks Montgomery. She married Robert A. Eiten in Galesburg on December 31, 1974.
Carol is survived by her husband Robert and one sister Elissa and Jerry Quigg of Sterling, Ill.
She graduated from Davenport High School and Mary Crest College in Davenport, Ia. and later earned her Master’s Degree from Illinois State University. She was a teacher at Von Stuben in Peoria for thirteen years and then at Carl Sandburg College for twenty five years.
She was a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity for fifteen years. She volunteered at the Knox County Humane Society, she was a former member of Altrusa, and a present member of The Hawthorne Club. She was a charter member of the Peoria Ski Club. She loved to ski, do gardening and reading.
Cremation to be accorded with a Celebration of Life and burial at a later date in Peru Cemetery Peru, Ill. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity, the Kidney Foundation, or the Galesburg Rescue Mission. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.