PEORIA — Carole M. Smith, 71, of Peoria passed away Friday, April 12, 2013, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
She was born Feb. 26, 1942, in Princeton to Joseph Marion and Freida (Hassler) Sandberg. She graduated from Princeton high School in 1960. She was a devoted grandmother and Cardinals fan.
Carole is survived by her children, Sean Smith of Peoria and Shane (Heather) Smith of Washington, Ill.; three grandchildren, Ethen Smith, Jacob Smith and Jordan Smith, all at home; and nieces and nephew, Tracey Bellwood of California, and Brett Sandberg, Jodi Westerhold and Abby Sandberg, all of Princeton.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three siblings, Peggy Kibbie, Christina Sandberg and Carl Sandberg.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Elm Lawn Memorial Park Chapel with Pastor Mark Schoenhals officiating Burial will follow in the Elm Lawn Memorial Park, Princeton. Cremation rites have been accorded.
The Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to donor's choice.
Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh.com.